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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
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 28,2017
US President Donald Trump’s first visit to the region could be the start of a new phase of relations between the US and some Gulf countries.
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 21,2017
One of the major challenges for Jordan at the moment is the situation in the south of Syria.With the battle in Mosul coming to an end and final preparations being made for a confrontation in Raqqa, Daesh fighters and cells are looking for a new base within Syria’s borders and are
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 14,2017
Civilian-military relations are a challenge that must be grappled with.Issues arising in this area need to be addressed in the early stages to avoid serious problems in the future.It is an issue that needs to be confronted in Jordan as well.Police forces have direct contact with
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 07,2017
As the battle to liberate Raqqa inches closer to an end, the growing instability in the south of Syria underlines the need for Jordan to prepare for the consequences.One of those likely consequences is Daesh regrouping and rebasing in the border regions.Any Daesh presence on the
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

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