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By Hasan Abu Nimah - May 23,2017
I am writing while US President Donald Trump is on his way to Israel, where he will discuss with Israeli leaders, as well as with the Palestinians, the possibility of resuscitating the stalled peace process.The question is whether the president’s mission will prove possible.Trump
By Hasan Abu Nimah - May 16,2017
Hamas, the Islamic Resistance Movement, has recently announced a revised political charter.The original, 1988, Hamas charter included anti-Semitic language in targeting Jews as the enemy; linked itself to the much older Muslim Brotherhood organisation; committed to the destructio
By Hasan Abu Nimah - May 09,2017
Globalisation is defined as worldwide integration and development.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - May 02,2017
His Majesty King Abdullah’s recently published seventh Discussion Paper dealt with the issue of education.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Apr 25,2017
As if the list of Bashar Assad’s enemies were not already overloaded, he needed to top it up by adding Jordan to it.By levelling unfounded and unjustified accusations against Jordan on the basis of pure hearsay, Assad is committing a grave mistake that will reflect badly on his c
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Apr 18,2017
During the Arab leaders’ summit that convened in Jordan at the end of last month, several speakers condemned the so-called Arab Spring in their statements at the official session.They blamed it for the raging conflicts and the spreading violence in many parts of the Arab world.Ma
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Apr 11,2017
The chemical attack in Syria last week caused revulsion around the world.The horrific scenes of dozens of innocent people, including children, helplessly fighting for their lives only emphasise the need for the carnage in Syria, in its sixth year, to end.Neither the use of banned
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Apr 04,2017
Terrorists have been using secure technology facilities to communicate and prepare attacks on all of us, anywhere, anytime and regardless of who we are.Governments, therefore, have a stark choice between respecting individual privacy and demanding that all our means of communicat
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Mar 28,2017
I wrote this article two days before the convening of the 28th Arab summit, due to start in Amman today.How do I predict a positive effort well before the outcomes are known? The answer is simple: the meeting in itself is an important, timely, step.
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Mar 21,2017
The resignation last Friday of the Executive Secretary of the Economic Social Commission for Western Asia  (ESCWA) Rima Khalaf is not going to pass without leaving a bitter legacy at the UN body.It will also cast much doubt on the credibility of the newly installed UN Secret

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