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Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Ibrahim Fraihat


While toppling decades-old authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Libya, and Yemen took only months, rebuilding these states will likely take years. This book argues that to transition to sustainable peace and stability, these societies must engage in an inclusive national reconciliation process. Based on over 200 interviews with key figures in Tunisia, Libya, and Yemen, this book identifies the greatest drivers of the polarization afflicting each country and the specific national reconciliation processes that can best address them. Dr. Sharqieh finds that an effective national reconciliation proce ... More

Keywords: National reconciliation, Transitional justice, Reconstruction, National dialogue, Institutional reform, Arab Spring, Peacebuilding, Libya, Yemen, Tunisia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780300215632
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300215632.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ibrahim Fraihat, author
Georgetown University in Qatar