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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
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Feb 26,2017
The battles in the south of Syria are escalating, with Hay’t Tahrir Al Sham clashing with the Syrian Free Army and other factions.This has also led to groups affiliated with Daesh, such as the Khalid Bin Waleed brigades, to progress on the ground and march towards the Jordanian b
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Feb 19,2017
Jordanian efforts to see a ceasefire implemented in southern Syria are being challenged by several threats, predominately from the growing Hay’at Tahrir Al Sham (Organization for the liberation of the Levant).Last week, a car bomb in Yadouda, southern Syria, left dozens of dead a
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Feb 12,2017
There has been much talk about a change in Jordan’s position on the crisis in Syria. While multiple factors require a shift in strategy, the implications of the confrontations in the south of Syria, following the battle of Aleppo, on national security are the most pointed.Th

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