Exactly ten years ago this week Ben Ali was toppled in Tunisia, heralding a “world-changing” succession of dictators falling in what became known as the Arab Spring.
But what happened?
In this week’s Unscripted podcast we are joined by two special guests with a deep understanding of the topic: Jalal Ouerghi, a leader of Tunisia’s ruling Ennahda Party; and Anas Altikriti, founder and CEO of the Cordoba Foundation think-tank.
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Dr Altikriti is the CEO and Founder of The Cordoba Foundation, a think-tank specialising in Muslim world-West relations. His PhD was in Political Science from the University of Westminster. He has been chairman of the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) and Vice President & Patron of Stop the War Coalition. He co-chaired the historic 2-Million March against the Iraq War in London in February 2003 and is a leading figure in the global Anti-War movement.