In early 2011, uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt led to the overthrow of their heads of state and sparked a wave of protests throughout the Middle East and North Africa, now commonly referred to as the "Arab awakening." Brookings experts comment on the continuing unrest in the region, and its implications for relations with the United States and with the rest of the world.
Will regionalization help democratization in Morocco?
February 5, 2016, Emma Borden
Will the Moroccan government's ongoing process of "advanced regionalization" enhance democracy, particularly in the Western Sahara? More broadly, where does Morocco stand politically and economically now, five years after the Arab uprisings?
Middle East and North Africa
February 5, 2016, Adel Abdel Ghafar
February 4, 2016, Nora Fisher Onar
February 3, 2016, Omer Karasapan
January 15, 2016
January 8, 2016, Tamara Cofman Wittes
Blog Post | Foreign Policy
January 8, 2016, Kenneth M. Pollack
January 4, 2016, Michael E. O'Hanlon
Article | Middle East Law and Governance
2015, Shadi Hamid
December 28, 2015
2015, Hafez Ghanem
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Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, U.S. Relations with the Islamic World
Tamara Cofman Wittes
Director, Center for Middle East Policy
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy
Director, The Intelligence Project
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
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