Tunisia’s Wake-Up Call: How Security Challenges From Libya Are Shaping Defense Reforms

Author
Frederic M. Wehrey
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Abstract
The escalation and spillover of Libya's conflict has posed mounting security challenges for Tunisia and exposed shortfalls in the country's defense transformation, in the areas of capability gaps, interagency coordination, intelligence sharing, strategic planning, and in the military's relationship with foreign security patrons.
Topic
Security, Defense Policy, Conflict
Political Geography
Libya, North Africa, Tunisia