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Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Jun 14,2019
For some time now, we have been aware of the importance of education for employment.Traditionally, the matter did not figure explicitly in our educational literature, be it at the school or university levels.It was taken for granted that school and university graduates would be e
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - May 31,2019
Much has been said and written about the Trump administration's "deal of the century", which is supposed to address the question of Palestine specifically, and the Arab-Israeli conflict generally, but until now nothing is known about the "deal", or the plan, itself.All we hear ar
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - May 16,2019
For years, one of my favourite subjects in this column has been traffic.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Apr 25,2019
US President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace envoy Jason Greenblatt is reported to have Tweeted recently that “King Abdullah II & Jordan are strong US allies”, that the Trump administration’s “vision for peace” does not include a “confederation between Jordan, Israel & the P
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Apr 11,2019
In our society, like in any society the world over, there are positive people, negative people and people in between.Emile Habibi refers to the last as the “pessoptimists”, i.e.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Mar 28,2019
Those of us in this part of the world who believe in justice and peace for all, in accordance with international legitimacy and the rule of law, find the current US administration’s “engagement” with the Arab-Israeli conflict not only obviously laughable and counterproductive, bu
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Mar 14,2019
The University of Jordan (UJ) has taken a long-awaited, historic step: launching an ambitious fundraising campaign.Last Wednesday, the UJ’s president addressed a letter to the university community informing them of the administration’s resolve, upon the prior approval by the Boar
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Feb 28,2019
Over the years, our society has, inadvertently and out of good intention, sent a series of wrong messages to its people.These have become highly problematic now, as we are no longer able to deliver on the promises which they carry, especially during these difficult economic times
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Feb 14,2019
There is a widespread misconception in our part of the world, perhaps in others as well, that the humanities are not relevant to students' employability and to so-called labour market needs.What would you do with the university graduates of history, philosophy, literature, religi
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Jan 31,2019
There is no doubt that discourse on social media is quite diverse.

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