As economic hardship and political infighting persist in debt-laden Tunisia, the EU should raise its concerns about the escalation of violence in the country and work to prevent it from sliding back into repression
Areas of expertise
Maghreb, monarchies, political and socioeconomic development in the Middle East and North Africa
English, French, Arabic
Yasmina Abouzzohour is a visiting fellow with the North Africa and Middle East programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations. After completing her PhD in politics at the University of Oxford, Abouzzohour started her career with the Brookings Institute where she undertook research on the political and socioeconomic developments of various MENA states and on institutional and policy responses to covid-19 in the region. Previously, she worked as a political risk analyst at Oxford Analytica where she was in charge of North Africa analysis. Abouzzohour has prepared studies and provided consultancy for various organizations, including the United Kingdom Foreign Office, the British Council, the European Commission, Oxford Analytica, the Small Arms Survey in Geneva, and various foreign ministries. She is currently completing a book project on post-Arab Spring monarchical survival and behaviour.