Dirk Vandewalle


Dirk Vandewalle is traveling in North Africa as a fellow of the Institute for Current World Affairs.

Articles by this Author
The Trial of Khamis Chamari

For a few hours on Saturday morning last June 27, a small antechamber in Tunis’s main court building was filled to capacity with a veritable who’s who of Tunisia’s opposition. At any other time and venue, those present would...

Libya's Revolution Revisited

When the United States sent its warplanes to bomb Libya last spring, a first and then a second invasion of Western journalists descended upon the country. With the media in box seats, the scenario conjured up visions of the 1830 French invasion...

Libyan Politics: A Primer

Basic People’s Committees