MENASourceJul 14, 2023
After Tunisia expelled 1,200 Black Africans, here’s how the West can help avoid a humanitarian disaster
By Alissa Pavia and Tarek Megerisi
The West has the opportunity to prevent further deaths while simultaneously establishing resolutions to the migration predicament in Tunisia.
MENASourceJun 28, 2023
The Wagner rebellion is over—for now. But how will the events reverberate in the Middle East and North Africa?
By Mark N. Katz
The June 23-24 rebellion led by Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin—aimed, he claimed, at replacing the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov (not Russian President Vladimir Putin)—has ended. However, reverberations from it are likely to continue being felt beyond Russia, such as in the Middle East and North […]
MENASourceMay 18, 2023
How the international community can help Libya’s political deadlock, according to local civil society actors
By Ali Alaspli, Farah Ali, and Mohamed Salem
In this piece, three Libyan civil society representatives give their take on the international community’s role in Libya.
ArticleFeb 28, 2023
There is no democracy without civil society
By Karim Mezran and Elham Saudi
Twelve years after the Libyan uprising, we are at a crucial point on Libya’s road to democracy. Now more than ever, it is important that civil society is at the heart of the approaching electoral process and future governance.