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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
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 07,2017
As the battle to liberate Raqqa inches closer to an end, the growing instability in the south of Syria underlines the need for Jordan to prepare for the consequences.One of those likely consequences is Daesh regrouping and rebasing in the border regions.Any Daesh presence on the
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Apr 23,2017
Since the appearance of Daesh in Iraq and Syria, over the last few years, journalists have been analysing the situation, but much of the coverage has focused on the number of fighters and their nationalities, which suggests a misunderstanding of the region and its people.Western
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Apr 09,2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent visit to Jordan and Saudi Arabia foreshadows the post-Brexit foreign policy of this once leading colonial empire.May’s visit seems to start a new phase of discrete UK policy in the Middle East.Aside from the international coalition that
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Apr 02,2017
The world is facing several crises today.In the Middle East, so far, there is a security crisis; other countries around the world are facing a serious ideological threat.Europe’s problems are, in part, related to external factors such as refugees, but there are also internal issu
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Mar 26,2017
Thursday’s Israeli attack in Syria could be part of a rebalanced power dynamic in the region.During the Syrian crisis, Israel had launched several strikes against Syrian targets it claimed were Hizbollah convoys and personnelThe recent attack is one of the few that Israel actuall
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Mar 19,2017
The importance of building a national identity in Jordan is more pressing as waves of sectarianism invade the region.The 1979 revolution in Iran was the first to adopt the religious title of “Islamic revolution”, but we continue to see the progression of religious influence that
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Mar 12,2017
Although Jordan is facing various security challenges, its major issue is the economy. It is not a new problem, the economy has always been a major concern for Jordan, but it has evolved over time, and today there is a need for a new economic model for the country.World poli
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Mar 05,2017
The Arab summit to be held soon in Amman is an important moment for the region.The ongoing crises in Yemen, Libya, Syria and other places show that the real challenges exist in the Arab countries themselves.One major issue is the return of Syria to the Arab League after more than

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