NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel spoke with Allen Grubman, senior partner of Grubman, Indursky, Shire & Meiselas P.C. at 92Y on Apri...
by Billy Ford, Senior Program Associate, International Religious Freedom and Cyrus Rassool, Program Associate, Regional Programs According to a 20...
The repatriation of $28.8 million of Ben Ali's stolen assets is a victory for the people of Tunisia. Now, let's try to keep it there.
If Facebook refuses to ban those pages due to freedom of speech concerns which are valid, how can Facebook then ban images of women breastfeeding or breast cancer body paintings or 19th century art for that matter?
Until recently Tunisia was considered to be a minor league and relatively underexplored venue in Africa's rapidly expanding oil & gas scene. This situation has quickly changed with new bid rounds and forced relinquishments creating an opportunity for new companies to come in.
Do you know what a jasmine flower looks like? If you close your eyes, can you see it? Can you smell it? It is the ancient smell of calm. The cool beauty of the night.
Fedele Spadafora is a New York artist who is in the home stretch of that anxious journey which characterizes the development of the technically-trained painter: he is just about done making pictures in homage to his skills, and has nearly made his skills the servants of a vision.
Tunisia's jihadists have made their stance perfectly clear regarding their refusal to compromise with any push toward liberal democracy. The ball is now solely in the court of the moderate Islamists currently holding Tunisia's seat of power.
The fear is that the growing climate of violence, intimidation and polarization could rip the fabric of Tunisian society apart, just as this new democratic space and culture of pluralism are forming. But I left the country feeling optimistic that, despite all its challenges, Tunisia will navigate these waters and find its way forward.
U.S. troops to help stop a civil war in an Arab and/or Muslim country? Hold on just a minute! Rewind the tape. The last two Muslim nations in which the U.S. intervened militarily -- Afghanistan and Iraq -- actually helped ignite and perpetuate a civil war.
A number of analysts and scholars of the Middle East have argued that the revolutions and uprisings taking place in Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, and Syria are the first of their kind to take place in the region.
The Middle East region looks at President Barack Obama from the perspective of his relations with three "I's", namely: Islamists, Iran and Israel. For...
The Tunisian Harlem Shake incident comes on the verge of an unprecedented political crisis in this country.
Last week, however, Colorado College made national headlines after a video shot by members of the school's ultimate Frisbee club triggered a Federal Aviation Administration investigation. And what was so controversial about the video that it drew the FAA's ire, you ask?
Post-revolt Arab nations are experiencing tumultuous times. Underlying the volatility in Egypt and Tunisia as well as difficult transitions in Libya and Yemen is the increasing lack of confidence between Islamists and non-Islamist forces.
How would you feel if one of your courses tested your entrepreneurial skills abroad by requiring you to set up a business in one of the Middle Eastern or North African countries? Would you be up for the challenge?