Tunisia is one of MEDC’s focus countries. Our work on Tunisia covers topics such as the slide toward authoritarianism under President Kaïs Saïed, governance and politics, civil society, human rights, and U.S. policy.

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Slashing US economic assistance while holding mostly steady on security aid would undermine the Biden administration’s claims that it supports the Tunisian people and their democratic aspirations. “It sends a concerning message to Saied and security officials in the country that, despite their abuses, we are happy to maintain support for your institutions as long as you continue to work with us.”

Congressional Testimony


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