Author Archives: Colleen McCullough

About Colleen McCullough

Colleen is a philosophy major at Princeton University, class of 2012, minoring in Near East Studies.

Drafting New Constitutions in North Africa

Tunisia and Egypt face a crucial moment for their futures as they draft new constitutions; this moment is also exciting because it is an opportunity to implement new democratic theories, developed through both a theoretical approach to constitution-writing, and through … Continue reading

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Constitutional Changes

Egypt and Tunisia will soon rewrite their constitutions, while Morocco has recently approved several constitutional reforms. What is the system in each country, and what is going to change? Here is an overview of the current events on constitutional reform … Continue reading

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Tunisia: Islamists and the Upcoming Election

┬áIn the wake of the revolution in Tunisia, many in the West, and in Tunisia itself, fear that Islamist parties will use the resultant power vacuum as an opportunity to gain significant political influence. This fear, though not unfounded, is … Continue reading

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