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By Amer Al Sabaileh - Feb 22,2015
The escalation on the southern front in Syria is a clear demonstration of the extent to which fear is driving terrorists’ actions. With Jordan at the forefront of the coalition fighting terrorism after the assassination of pilot Muath Kasasbeh, there may be some concern in
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Feb 15,2015
The assassination of pilot Muath Al Kasasbeh stirred high expectations regarding Jordan’s response to the brutal crime. There has even been talk of an offensive, with Jordan leading the ground troops against the terrorist group called Daesh. One needs to understand, howev
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Feb 08,2015
The brutal footage of the killing of Jordanian pilot Muath Al Kasasbeh was intentional for many reasons. One of its aims was to intimidate and psychologically terrify coalition members, specifically the Jordanians, including the military establishment. This shows the difficulty
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Feb 08,2015
The brutal footage of the killing of Jordanian pilot Muath Al Kasasbeh was intentional for many reasons. One of its aims was to intimidate and psychologically terrify coalition members, specifically the Jordanians, including the military establishment. This shows the difficulty
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Feb 01,2015
Since the crash of the Royal Jordanian Air Force jet and the capture of its pilot by the so-called Islamic State, Jordan and IS have been in direct conflict. IS is using the unfortunate crash to create confusion in Jordan and has been applying pressure on the Kingdom. Japan has
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jan 26,2015
The recent Israeli attack on Quneitra, in Syria, might be an attempt to preempt a US-Iran agreement. Some analysts say the Israeli move was anger at the pace of US-Iranian nuclear negotiations. The incident might also be one of many more to come, due to a confluence of several
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jan 18,2015
Many questions could be raised regarding the recent attacks in Paris.
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jan 11,2015
New challenges are appearing as the war against Islamic State forces reaches the point where a second phase is required, which involves a military intervention on the ground, as it becomes clear that air strikes will not accomplish the mission objectives. In recent months, it ha
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jan 04,2015
While there are many questions about the capture of the Jordanian pilot Muath Kasasbeh by members of the Islamic State, the video of an interview with him sends a very direct message. In the video, the captured pilot is dressed in the well-known orange jumpsuit all Daesh hostage
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Dec 28,2014
As the level of extremism across our society reaches an alarming level, there is an urgent need for a strategy to de-radicalise the society. The increased radicalism is a direct result of failed social policies that have created fertile ground for the growth of such ideologies.

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