Youssef Cherif

Youssef Cherif

Youssef Cherif is a Tunis-based political analyst, member of the Carnegie Civic Research Network and a Valdai Club Expert. 

Middle East

How far can Haftar get with his Tripoli offensive?

Recent territorial gains and the upheaval in Algeria allowed Khalifa Haftar to advance on western Libya.

How far can Haftar get with his Tripoli offensive?

Middle East

Why are Tunisians protesting?

Seven years after the Tunisian Revolution toppled a dictatorship, Tunisians are still angry. Why?

Why are Tunisians protesting?

Arab Spring

Will the 2010s be the 'wasted decade' of Arab hopes?

Between the "Arab Spring", "Islamist Winter" and "Zionist conspiracy", Arabs may seem in despair, but all is not lost.

Will the 2010s be the 'wasted decade' of Arab hopes?

Opinion

Tunisia: The old is dying, the new is yet to be born

Tunisia is heading towards democracy, even if wounded and limping.

Tunisia: The old is dying, the new is yet to be born