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Tunisian Elections

Tunisia's Adenauer: The 'Old Man' Essebsi

Sasha Toperich | Posted 02.15.2015 | World
Sasha Toperich

It's a recurrent motto in the Arab region: revolutions make things worse. The so-called Arab Spring went from a bad situation for many in the region to a truly terrible one, with one notable exception -- Tunisia.

Tunisia: Parliamentary Elections Will Decide the Future of Democracy, Stability

Ali Younes | Posted 12.24.2014 | World
Ali Younes

As the Tunisian elections are scheduled to take place next Sunday, political groups and parties are gearing up for a battle they described as "transformative moment" in the history of Tunisia.

Democratic Islam Is the Best Antidote to ISIS

Soumaya Ghannoushi | Posted 12.24.2014 | World
Soumaya Ghannoushi

Tunisia, which had shown Arabs a way out of the prison of dictatorship through peaceful protest, is today demonstrating that on the ruins of the old order a democracy could be built.

Will There Be Another Arab Spring in 2061?

Sami Moubayed | Posted 01.30.2012 | World
Sami Moubayed

The future of the Arab World, whether seculars like it or not, is going to be in the hands of Islamic parties-- at least -- for the foreseeable future. This trend, just like Arab nationalism before it, will not last forever.

From The Streets Of Tunisia To Wall Street

Hedi Jaouad | Posted 12.21.2011 | World
Hedi Jaouad

This Sunday, Tunisians will go to the polls for the first transparent, multi-party elections in their 3,000-year history.