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Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is the North Africa Project director for the International Crisis Group, overseeing the conflict prevention and resolution NGO’s work from Morocco to Egypt. Prior to joining the ICG, he was a writer and consultant on Middle East affairs based in Cairo. His reporting and commentary on the region have appeared in The Economist, The London Review of Books, The Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He formerly was the editor of the Cairo Times and was a co-founder of Cairo magazine. He writes a blog, arabist.net, on Arab politics and culture. He currently lives in Rabat.

Tunisia’s Unfinished Economic Reforms Put Its Democratic Evolution in Danger By Issandr El Amrani - Jan 30, 2018

(Michael Ayari contributed to this article.) The Tunisian protests and riots earlier this month have too often been framed as signs of a new revolutionary ferment reminiscent of those from 2010-2011. That was the spark that launched the Arab Spring. But this month’s protests should not be read as new evidence of revolutionary politics. They … Continue reading “Tunisia’s Unfinished Economic Reforms Put Its Democratic Evolution in Danger”