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The Tunisian political Deadlock

To sooth the political tension, numerous calls for a National Dialogue have been made since the first political assassination on February 6th 2013, yet none of these calls convinced the ruling Islamists and opposition to sit around the table and draft an agreeable roadmap towards the next elections, which will mark the end of the […]

Tunisia’s Questionable War on Terror

[ First published on The Atlantic Council ] Tunisia’s democratic transition has been facing numerous obstacles such as a failing economy and the lack of a transitional justice system, but security has been its main impediment. Since late 2012, Tunisia has faced the greatest security challenge in its modern history, punctuated by political assassinations, terror […]

Academy Of Achievement 2012 Summit

I had the tremendous honor to be a delegate in the Academy of Achievement 2012 Summit in Washington DC. This yearly summit gathers some of the world’s most renowned politicians and public figures to share their experiences with promising young leader. Since 2012 marked the Academy Of Achievement’s 50th anniversary, it quite special… I spent 3 days in […]

Marzouki Calling For Help

The New York Times published an article written by our interim president Moncef Marzouki in which he talked about the clash of civilizations and he stated:  And he concluded with:  I find the article well written and articulate YET Mr president, I think before we can ask for help from the west, we must show […]

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The Tunisian political Deadlock

11 December 2013

To sooth the political tension, numerous calls for a National Dialogue have been made since the first political assassination on February 6th 2013, yet none of these calls convinced the ruling Islamists and opposition to sit around the table and draft an agreeable roadmap towards the next elections, which will mark the end of the […]

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Tunisia’s Questionable War on Terror

15 November 2013

[ First published on The Atlantic Council ] Tunisia’s democratic transition has been facing numerous obstacles such as a failing economy and the lack of a transitional justice system, but security has been its main impediment. Since late 2012, Tunisia has faced the greatest security challenge in its modern history, punctuated by political assassinations, terror […]

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Academy Of Achievement 2012 Summit

11 November 2012

I had the tremendous honor to be a delegate in the Academy of Achievement 2012 Summit in Washington DC. This yearly summit gathers some of the world’s most renowned politicians and public figures to share their experiences with promising young leader. Since 2012 marked the Academy Of Achievement’s 50th anniversary, it quite special… I spent 3 days in […]

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Marzouki Calling For Help

30 September 2012

The New York Times published an article written by our interim president Moncef Marzouki in which he talked about the clash of civilizations and he stated:  And he concluded with:  I find the article well written and articulate YET Mr president, I think before we can ask for help from the west, we must show […]

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How Can’t I Help You?

07 July 2012

By Rola Halawanji Months of psychological preparation to go back to Tunisia has been put to the test within the first two weeks of my return. Located in the north tip of Africa, Tunisia is considered a young developing country, liberal (if not the most liberal of the Arab world), and a vacation haven for […]

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What has become of Moncef Marzouki?

06 July 2012

What has become of Moncef Marzouki? The interim president is now being slowly but steadily marginalized by his Islamists allies. By M.A. Gharbi “Moncef Marzouki plants seeds of change in impatient Tunisia”; so blared the Guardian headline[i] three weeks ago, highlighting the moral authority and the cachet of a longtime human rights activist the current […]

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Human Rights Foul

24 June 2012

Despite the multiple calls from the United Nations and the International Refugee Organization  against the extradition of the Libyan ex-prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, the Tunisian prime minister, Mr Jbeli handed Mr Mahmoudi today to the Libyan neighbors. He actually planned on doing just that a while ago and announced it last month on one of his televised […]

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Moncef Bey Market

24 June 2012

I thought I could use a bike while waiting for my car to arrive from California… I asked around for the best place to shop for a bike and the most common answer was Moncef Bey market on Sunday morning. The market was named after the late Moncef Bey who became bey of Tunis on the death of his cousin Ahmad […]

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Lower Credit Risk and Considerably More Stable, BLOOMBERG says about Tunisia

20 June 2012

By Dr. Bechir Bouzid Some good news from Bloomberg based on Tunisia’s Euro-denominated bonds yields today…S&P last downgrade was NOT, as many of us had anticipated, a realistic assessment of the economy and ultimately of the sovereign default risk of the country. Wire: BLOOMBERG News (BN) Date: Jun 20 2012 4:33:18 June 20 (Bloomberg) — Tunisia’s […]

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Hit the beach, and hit it forcefully

11 June 2012

By Lotfi Hermi, Phd None of these composed images are true. Hit the beach forcefully, and hit that son of a … if he comes your way. I was in Ghar El Melh (Porto Farina) today. Beautiful Tunisia as ever, not the sandy white beaches, but its people. Three young men came to a local […]

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