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.
Reuters/Anis Mili - Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration calling for the departure of the Islamist-led ruling coalition at Kasbah Square where the government headquarters are located, in Tunis November 15, 2013.
Paper | Global Working Papers
Promoting Inclusive Growth in Arab Countries: Rural and Regional Development and Inequality in Tunisia
February 2014, Mongi Boughzala and Mohamed Tlili Hamdi
Mongi Boughzala and Mohamed Tlili Hamdi discuss the underlying causes and factors of regional disparities and inequality between the rural and the urban areas in Tunisia.
Middle East and North Africa
Article | War on the Rocks
February 18, 2014, Charles Lister and William McCants
February 17, 2014
Opinion | The National
February 16, 2014, Maysa Jalbout
February 14, 2014, Michael E. O'Hanlon and Fred Dews
February 12, 2014, Fred Dews
February 12, 2014
February 11, 2014
February 2014, Emmanuel Comolet
Analysis Paper | The Brookings Doha Center
February 10, 2014, Monica Marks
February 6, 2014, Fred Dews
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Brookings Doha Center, Doha, Qatar
Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, U.S. Relations with the Islamic World
Director, Brookings Doha Center
Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy
Nonresident Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, U.S. Relations with the Islamic World
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