• The need for a more open political environment, in addition to debates over the pros and cons of a market-based versus state-controlled economy, have been at the heart of debates over reform for decades.

  • Article // Jul 25, 2014
    Anne Wolf
    When the Nidaa Tounes (“Call for Tunisia”) party was formally licensed in July 2012, it positioned itself as a “modern” alternative to the Islamist Ennahda party. But with parliamentary and presidential elections scheduled for October 2014, questions remain about the ability of Nidaa Tounes' members to unite around shared core principles and inspire confidence in the electorate. Anne Wolf discusses the problems that dissipate its momentum and raise questions about its ability to govern.