Gulf-based Salafi financiers have had a diminished role in the Syrian civil war recently, but their influence will linger in the country's religious sphere.
The global financial crisis of 2007-2008 stirred wide public, academic and political interest in economic inequalities. Ten years later, the debate is still raging, partly fuelled by the Arab Spring’s uprisings, as the region suffers from high rates of poverty and unemployment, not to mention secular stagnation and the rise of populism.
Tunisia’s decentralization process has tremendous potential. Yet the central government, local government, civil society, and international donors must each invest in the process.
Algeria’s regime has repeatedly adapted the political system in limited ways. But what has worked for the regime up until now may not work indefinitely into the future. | عربي
The Salafi Community has established a strong presence in state institutions while also expanding its transnational linkages. | عربي