Which impact had the Arab Spring on the relationship between Tunisia and the ENP?
Essay from the year 2016 in the subject Politics - International Politics - General and Theories, grade: 1, , language: English, abstract: The Arab Revolution or the Arab Spring were protests in the Middle East which had their origins in the 17th December 2010 in Tunisia. They were the major revolutions against imperial governments in Arabic nations that started in Tunisia and spread to Egypt amongst other Arabic countries. During this time, citizens staged several public demonstrations against their government calling for liberation, change of governance, freedom amongst other issues that directly and indirectly affected them. The population turned against the ruling regime in Tunisia. The sharing of pictures and videos during the protests in media and social media (such as Twitter or Facebook) had the effect that the protests spread like wildfire to the neighboring countries. Besides Tunisia, other main actors were Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Jordan, Yemen, Iraq, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Syria.
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