• In a region historically dominated by autocratic regimes, calls for increased levels of democratic participation in government have long been a source of contention between local rulers and their critics.

  • Article // Oct 24, 2014
    Larbi Sadiki
    Tunisia, the birthplace of the 2011 Arab uprisings, is on the cusp of a defining moment. The parliamentary election of October 26 is about pivoting toward democratization. Presidential elections will follow on November 23. The focus of this piece is on how the elections are likely to reshape Tunisia’s polity and society.