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By Walid M. Sadi - Aug 12,2017
The term "fake news" has recently become a household phrase after US President Donald Trump repeatedly used it to describe any story or news item that he disliked or denied. President Trump referred to all allegations of collusion with Moscow, in general, and
By Walid M. Sadi - Aug 05,2017
The national air carrier Royal Jordanian (RJ) is finally responding positively to increased criticism over its services, last-minute flight information and abrupt changes in flight schedule.RJ's CEO has recently addressed the controversy over the food and beverage served on
By Walid M. Sadi - Jul 29,2017
Wasta is a form of corruption even though it is widespread, not only in developing but also in advanced countries.To be sure, there are two kinds of wasta: one which is benevolent and good, and therefore positive, and one that is evil and destructive, and therefore negative.
By Walid M. Sadi - Jul 22,2017
Jordan marked on July 20 the 66th anniversary of the assassination of King Abdullah the first.The King was killed upon entering Al Aqsa Mosque on that day in 1951.Better known for leading the Arab forces of the Great Arab Revolt together with his brothers Ali, Faisal and Zeid to
By Walid M. Sadi - Jul 15,2017
At a time when the US intelligence community is sure that Russia had interfered in the 2016 US presidential election, President Donald Trump emerged from his meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the recent G-20 summit in Hamburg convinced of the
By Walid M. Sadi - Jul 08,2017
On the occasion of his 75th birthday, the internationally famed physicist and astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, of Cambridge University, expressed gloom and doom about the future of planet Earth and the people living on it.In a rare television interview conducted with him by BBC la
By Walid M. Sadi - Jul 01,2017
French President Emmanuel Macron fears turning the Syrian conflict into a copy of Libya’s, and therefore decided not to make the removal of Syrian President Bashar Assad from power a priority.At closer look, though, this reasoning is flawed for the simple reason that the Syr
By Walid M. Sadi - Jun 24,2017
There is more going on in southern Syria militarily and politically than meets the eye.What is at stake for Jordan is the increased presence of the Iranian military, with the aid and of the support of the Syrian armed forces.Damascus has been making military gains all over Syria,
By Walid M. Sadi - Jun 18,2017
British Prime Minster Theresa May took a big gamble by calling for snap elections in the hope that she will boost her political fortunes and increase the majority seats of the Conservative Party on the eve of the Brexit talks with the EU.The prime minister wanted to strengthen he
By Walid M. Sadi - Jun 11,2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May must have startled many European leaders when she said, on the eve of the snap elections held in her country on Thursday, that she would not let human rights stand in her way in the fight against terrorism.This declaration came in the after



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