In Tunisia, the notion and understanding of security, while no longer focused on regime security, remains a top-down, state-security understanding, rather than a societal one. Further, while the 2014 democratic Constitution devised significant checks and balances between the branches of government, even in the security field, external security assistance facilitated the centralization of security decision-making in the hands of the President of the Republic.
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Research Article| March 01 2019
Intended and Unintended Consequences of Security Assistance in Post-2011 Tunisia
Ruth Hanau Santini;
Ruth Hanau Santini and Giulia Cimini is at the Department of Human and Social Sciences, Università L’Orientale, Naples, Italy.
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (1): 91–106.
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Ruth Hanau Santini, Giulia Cimini; Intended and Unintended Consequences of Security Assistance in Post-2011 Tunisia. Contemporary Arab Affairs 1 March 2019; 12 (1): 91–106. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121006
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