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By Amer Al Sabaileh - Aug 13,2017
The challenges facing Jordan have been increasing over the last few months.
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Aug 06,2017
The ever-dynamic geopolitics of the Middle East have been particularly fluid recently.Since US President Donald Trump's recent visit to Riyadh, which included a summit and the announcement of an anti-terrorism coalition, Saudi Arabia has positioned itself as the main political pr
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jul 30,2017
The current US administration has adopted a clear anti-Iranian strategy that is not limited to rhetoric, but also puts pressure on its allies to assist in isolating Iran.Prince Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar gave a speech last week thanking the countries that opened air space
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jul 23,2017
Over recent months, many wondered how Jordan managed to avoid any serious terrorist attack, especially after the battles of Mosul, in Iraq, and Raqqa, in Syria.While there are many reasons why Jordan has not suffered from a serious attack, there are also many signs that the count
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jul 16,2017
A few months ago when Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries took a stand against Qatar, it was clear that the crisis is not a short-term one.
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jul 09,2017
Any successful de-radicalisation strategy requires an understanding of the nature of the problem and anticipating the risks.To do so, Jordan needs to have a long-term vision and clear ideas about its future.Even with a solid approach, it is a difficult task.Frankly, we do not hav
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jul 02,2017
The recent policy decision to implement the establishment of de-escalation zones, whereby Syria is divided into separate areas where different groups are based, is the first concrete step towards maintaining the ceasefire and bringing about some stability in Syria as a prelude to
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jun 19,2017
Any process of change requires a strategic plan with clear visions, objectives and action plan.When it comes to sensitive issues like cultural change and de-radicalisation, the process must also include insights into latent and hidden risks, not just the obvious ones.Protecting p
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jun 11,2017
The origins of the tension between Qatar and other GCC countries go back several years, to the Arab Spring.During this time, the GCC countries felt that Qatar was playing an active role in feeding discontent, and the dispute was resolved with the transition to power from Emir Ham
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jun 04,2017
To win over radicalism, it is important not to forget that this battle is much deeper than a social media campaign or the promotion of certain rhetoric and narratives.It is also important to understand the psychology of radical groups and why their leaders enjoy widespread suppor

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