Media Appearances


Blaise, Lilia. “En Tunisie, Kaïs Saïed peine à faire participer la population à son projet politiqueLe, March 29, 2022..

Yee, Vivian. “Pressure Mounts on Tunisia’s President to Salvage the Economy.The New York Times, January 3, 2022.

Blaise, Lilia. “En Tunisie, les partisans de Kaïs Saïed cherchent à mobiliser la jeunesseLe, November 18, 2021.

Saleh, Heba. “Tunisia’s President Faces Backlash after Power Grab.” Financial Times, September 29, 2021.

Yee, Vivian. “Populist Hero or Demagogue: Who Is Tunisia’s President?The New York Times, August 26, 2021.

Amara, Tarek, and Angus Mcdowall. “Tunisian President’s Feud with Party Elites Drove Him to Seize Reins of Power.” Reuters, August 8, 2021, sec. Africa.

El-arem, Mehdi, Aya Batrawy, and Lorne Cook. “Tunisia’s turmoil is being watched warily around the globe.” Associated Press, July 30, 2021.

Gall, Carlotta. “Why Tunisia’s Promise of Democracy Struggles to Bear Fruit.The New York Times, July 28, 2021.

Blaise, Lilia. “Kaïs Saïed, l’atypique président tunisien, en lutte contre « les élites politiques ».Le, July 27, 2021..

Craveiro ’, ’Rodrigo. “Oposição e cientistas políticos veem autogolpe em atitudes do presidente da Tunísia.Mundo, July 27, 2021.

Gjevori, Elis. “Tunisia: Emergence of a ‘strongman Saviour’ or Leaping into the Unknown?TRT World, July 26, 2021.

González, Ricard. “Kais Said, presidente de Túnez, el profesor de Derecho que abrazó el populismo.” El País, July 27, 2021.

Yusuf, Mohammed. “Tunisian Democracy Seen as Vulnerable After President Fires PM and Suspends Parliament.” Voice of America, July 27, 2021.

Luck, Taylor. “‘Coup’ in Tunisia: Why Arab Spring’s Last Light Is Dimming.Christian Science Monitor, July 27, 2021.

O’Grady, Siobhán, and Claire Parker. “Arab Countries Rush Vaccine to Stricken Tunisia in ‘Proxy Battle’ for Influence.Washington Post, July 18, 2021.

Ebel, Francesca. “The Tunisia Heist.” New Lines Magazine (blog), May 7, 2021.

Mahdhi, Meriem. “Migrants Are Shunning People Smugglers and Going It Alone on TikTok,” January 15, 2021.

Imjed, Essia. “Chi parte dalla Tunisia lo fa perché non ha altra scelta.” the Submarine (blog), August 1, 2020.

Al-Atrush, Samer. “Don’t Call Us Islamist, Says Tunisian Party in Race for Top Job.” BloombergQuint, September 13, 2019.

González, Ricard. “Los islamistas tunecinos lanzan su primera batalla por la presidencia.El País. August 11, 2019.

Livingtson, Emmet. “Brussels Casts Pall over Tunisia’s Desert Jewel.” POLITICO, October 12, 2018.

Gall, Carlotta, and Lilia Blaise. “Tunis Greets an Ottoman-Era History Long Banished by Its Dictators.” The New York Times, February 6, 2017.

Hamouchene, Hamza. “Desertec: The Renewable Energy Grab?New Internationalist, March 1, 2015.