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Africa Center Hosts Tunisian Minister of Defense

By the Africa Center for Strategic Studies

May 3, 2017

Tunisian Defense Minister Farhat Horchani and a delegation of ministry officials participated in an academic exchange hosted by the Africa Center examining security trends affecting North Africa and their implications for Tunisia.

Tunisia's Minister of Defence visits the Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Tunisian Defense Minister Farhat Horchani and a delegation of officials from the Ministry of Defense participated in an academic exchange hosted by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies examining the security trends affecting North Africa and their implications for Tunisia. Among other topics, the dialogue examined challenges of instability in Libya, threats from ISIS and al Qaeda, the socioeconomic grievances of marginalized groups, and Tunisia’s role in contributing to regional stability.

Africa Center Expert

Benjamin P. Nickels, Associate Professor for Transnational Threats and Counterterrorism

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