Michaël Béchir Ayari

Michaël Béchir Ayari

Senior Analyst, Tunisia
Tunis, Tunisia

Crisis Group Role

Michaël Béchir Ayari is Crisis Group’s Tunisia Senior Analyst. He joined the organisation in 2011 as a consultant for the North Africa Project.

Areas of Expertise

  • Arab and Muslim world
  • Maghreb
  • Social movements
  • Democratic transitions and elections
  • Political engagement in authoritarian regimes

Professional Background

Michaël previously worked as Research Associate for the Research and Studies Institute on the Arab and Muslim World (IREMAM). He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Institut d’études politiques d’Aix-en-provence and has extensive research experience on political movements in the Maghreb.


  • French
  • English
  • Italian
  • Arabic

In The News

1 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2022
Morocco cannot follow Algeria in terms of military spending, so a military alliance with Israel is a way to balance the power with Algeria. VOA

Michaël Béchir Ayari

Senior Analyst, Tunisia

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