Monica Marks

Monica Marks is a Rhodes Scholar and PhD candidate at Oxford University. She was based in Tunisia from 2012 to 2016, and currently resides in Turkey, where she has also been a Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Instructor at Istanbul’s Boğaziçi University.

January 2017, Volume 28, Issue 1

Tunisia’s Islamists and the “Turkish Model”

Ennahda has long felt an especially strong kinship with Turkey’s AKP, which has seen as representing a combination of piety, prosperity, and democratic credibility. How might their relationship be affected by the AKP's more recent authoritarian turn?