Tag: Moncef Marzouki

Tunisia’s democratic experiment ‘faces toughest test’ and risk of fragmentation


  Tunisia’s election commission has approved (HT: FP) a list of candidates for the country’s presidential vote. There are 26 candidates, among them the current prime minister and defense minister, a… Read more »

False Dawn? How (not) to advance Middle East democracy


Supporting indigenous democrats would be a more successful approach to promoting democracy in the Middle East than external intervention, especially militarized regime change, says a leading Arab democrat. “Foreign intervention… Read more »

The ‘grim reality’ of Tunisian democracy at risk


The hype about Tunisia’s political progress has become completely disconnected from the reality on the ground, argues Moncef Marzouki, who served from 2011 to 2014 as the first elected president… Read more »