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By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jul 23,2017
Over recent months, many wondered how Jordan managed to avoid any serious terrorist attack, especially after the battles of Mosul, in Iraq, and Raqqa, in Syria.While there are many reasons why Jordan has not suffered from a serious attack, there are also many signs that the count
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jul 16,2017
A few months ago when Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries took a stand against Qatar, it was clear that the crisis is not a short-term one.
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jul 09,2017
Any successful de-radicalisation strategy requires an understanding of the nature of the problem and anticipating the risks.To do so, Jordan needs to have a long-term vision and clear ideas about its future.Even with a solid approach, it is a difficult task.Frankly, we do not hav
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jul 02,2017
The recent policy decision to implement the establishment of de-escalation zones, whereby Syria is divided into separate areas where different groups are based, is the first concrete step towards maintaining the ceasefire and bringing about some stability in Syria as a prelude to
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jun 19,2017
Any process of change requires a strategic plan with clear visions, objectives and action plan.When it comes to sensitive issues like cultural change and de-radicalisation, the process must also include insights into latent and hidden risks, not just the obvious ones.Protecting p
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jun 11,2017
The origins of the tension between Qatar and other GCC countries go back several years, to the Arab Spring.During this time, the GCC countries felt that Qatar was playing an active role in feeding discontent, and the dispute was resolved with the transition to power from Emir Ham
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jun 04,2017
To win over radicalism, it is important not to forget that this battle is much deeper than a social media campaign or the promotion of certain rhetoric and narratives.It is also important to understand the psychology of radical groups and why their leaders enjoy widespread suppor
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 28,2017
US President Donald Trump’s first visit to the region could be the start of a new phase of relations between the US and some Gulf countries.
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 21,2017
One of the major challenges for Jordan at the moment is the situation in the south of Syria.With the battle in Mosul coming to an end and final preparations being made for a confrontation in Raqqa, Daesh fighters and cells are looking for a new base within Syria’s borders and are
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 14,2017
Civilian-military relations are a challenge that must be grappled with.Issues arising in this area need to be addressed in the early stages to avoid serious problems in the future.It is an issue that needs to be confronted in Jordan as well.Police forces have direct contact with

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