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Khadija Mohsen-Finan


The Dashed Hopes of the Tunisian Revolution: Complicity between Nidaa Tounes and Ennahda

[An image of Beji Caïd Essebsi delivering a speech in Palais des Congrès. Image by Magharebia/Flickr]

In their hearts and minds, Tunisians were not in a mood to rejoice on the fifth anniversary of their revolution. While Tunisians are often told that theirs is the only revolution that remains from the "Arab Spring," they know full well that its goals have not been achieved. The discrepancy between the way the Tunisian revolution is viewed around the world and the way the Tunisians who carried it out experienced it may account for the difficulties Tunisians now ...

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Khadija Mohsen-Finan


Khadija Mohsen-Finan holds a PhD in political science from Sciences-Po, Paris and has a degree in history. She is a professor and researcher of international relations at the University of Paris I (Panthéon Sorbonne). From 1998 until 2010, she was head of the Maghreb program at the Institut français des relations internationales (Ifri). And since 2010, she has been a research associate on the Maghreb at the Institut de relations internationales et stratégiques (Iris). Her work focuses primarily on the Maghreb, the Arab world, the Mediterranen, and the integration of Muslim populations in Europe.