Tunisia – between instability and renewal (Commentary)
Anthony Dworkin - 21 January 2019
Strikes and elections are raising the tension in Tunisian society and politics. The socio-economic divisions that led to the 2011 revolution still afflict the country and are causing increased public disaffection.
by Tasnim Abderrahim - 15th January, 2019
The death of a jihadist: A chance to curb Mali’s conflict (Commentary)
Andrew Lebovich - 13 December 2018
Last month, French forces in Mali killed one of the Sahel’s most prominent jihadist leaders, Amadou Koufa - his death is a brief opportunity for Mali’s government and the international community
New currents in Libya’s stagnant waters (Commentary)
Tarek Megerisi - 05 December 2018
The most important development in Libya’s recent history may have just taken place. And it was not a high-level summit, but a new expression of popular opinion on Libya’s future
The promise of Palermo: Uniting the strands of Europe’s Libya policy (Commentary)
Tarek Megerisi - 08 November 2018
On 12 and 13 November, Italy is hosting a conference on Libyan stabilisation in Palermo which hopes to fix the floundering international mission in the country
More for less? Europe’s new wave of ‘migration deals’ (Commentary)
Chloe Teevan - 08 October 2018
North African governments may feel they have the EU over a barrel on migration flows. But Europe must set tough conditions on any new aid it gives to them
Present at the Destruction (Commentary)
Mark Leonard - 01 October 2018
At the UN General Assembly last week, it was clear to most that the post-war multilateral system is now an artifact of a bygone era. The new world order that is currently emerging will be defined less by shared principles, and more by the whims of individual leaders and governments
Egypt’s judicial theatre of injustice (Commentary)
Anthony Dworkin - 21 September 2018
As European governments look to Egypt as a partner, the country's human rights record continues to suffer with an escalating use of executions
by Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 10th April, 2018
France sees the MENA region as a state for foreign policy and great power politics and an opportunity to shape global politics and punch above its weight.
by Anthony Dworkin and Fatim-Zohra El Malki - 15th February, 2018
European states should devote more effort to joint work on radicalisation with Morocco and Tunisia
by Mattia Toaldo - 15th June, 2017
Attempts to close Europe’s borders are counter-productive – legal channels must be opened in exchange for return of illegals.
by Yasser El-Shimy & Anthony Dworkin - 14th June, 2017
The EU should do away with its narrow approach of working with Egypt only on areas of mutual interest.