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By Amer Al Sabaileh - Oct 15,2017
In countries where social and economic development programmes have stalled, it is imperative to find new policies and programmes to improve the lives of citizens.While ensuring this kind of development is the responsibility of the state, it should not be limited to government and
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Oct 08,2017
The Middle East has witnessed some interesting changes recently.The Syrian crisis, which has been the centre of regional news over the last six years, seems to be settling down, the Gulf countries are losing interest in the war in Yemen and Daesh is very close to being eliminated
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Oct 01,2017
The fast-moving dynamics of regional geopolitics demand a new perspective on the challenges, risks and solutions that each country faces.In Jordan, we are seeing unfavourable changes in the economy, particularly regarding debt and GDP, as well as an increase in radicalisation.In
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Sep 24,2017
The recent call for an independence referendum among Kurds has, unsurprisingly, triggered conflict between supporters for and opponents to independence.The debate is not new; steps towards independence was taken in 2014, but were abandoned due to a deterioration of the security e
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Sep 18,2017
Over the last few years, the Middle East started to witness the presence of new political protagonists: Russia, a very strong, evident player, Germany, a strong but latent player, and China, a strong economic power.Russia has played a role in most of the major issues in the Middl
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Sep 10,2017
The Astana negotiations seem to have set Syria on the way to solving its crisis.Multiple factors have been working towards this resolution, including a shift in Turkey’s position, the Russo-Turkish alliance and, more recently, the crisis in the Gulf and the rising Qatari-Saudi ho
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Aug 27,2017
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Jordan came at a time when Jordan should ensure that it does not drift from its strategic alliances with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain.In Jordan, the Muslim Brotherhood is back on the political scene while the Kingdom’s
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Aug 20,2017
In view of the increasing tensions and complexity in the region, Jordan should focus on strong bilateral relations with Syria and Iraq, making it a national security priority.There is no doubt that regional politics are heating up even more, and Jordan’s ties with the Gulf countr
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



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