Atlantic Council’s Mohsin Khan & Karim Mezran on Tunsia: Another think tank brief that fails to identify why the country is failing in economic and security sector reform
This brief is a succinct description of some of Tunisia’s economic woes. The missing ingredients of course are the most important aspects of the issue!
— Why have successive governments failed, backed off or avoided major economic reforms and real security sector reforms? Why have external actors ostensibly supported this?
— What policy tools exist to actually break this cycle?
I discuss these questions here on the blog, below, and in my forthcoming Newsweek piece (see also Tablet Magazine: http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/193723/tunisia-refugee-crisis)
Without a discussion and debate on these critical issues, the Atlantic brief is unfortunately not very useful: