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By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jun 29,2015
Many suggestions are given and theoretical scenarios being discussed by international think tanks regarding the problems of the Middle East and possible solutions for the continuous crises.The major reason for the many theories and scenarios about the “New Middle East” is the amb
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jun 14,2015
Regional developments, including recent Daesh victories, pose growing military and political challenges and threats to Jordan, which must determine its strategy to manage and respond to unexpected events and the threat approaching its borders.It is in this context that we have to
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jun 07,2015
For any de-radicalisation strategy to be effective, the processes and systems that lead to radicalisation must be revised.This is particularly relevant since Daesh’s declaration of the caliphate and as the world is confronted with this violent ideology.Many legitimate questions a
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Jun 01,2015
As the region continues going through dramatic developments, Jordan is closely watching Daesh coming closer to its borders, a development that poses new security and political challenges to the Kingdom.The recent challenges started with the fall of the “Nassib” border between Jor
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 24,2015
As the crisis in Syria was progressing, the US administration floated a series of unrealistic proposals to address the situation.The latest recycled proposal is to train so-called moderate rebels to be sent into Syria to fight terrorist groups and, of course, the Syrian Army.Ther
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 17,2015
I had the chance to read the speech the American ambassador to Jordan delivered at the World Affairs Council. It is important to discuss the main topic of the lecture, “fighting terrorism and Daesh”, from a wider perspective that ought to cover radicalisation th
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 10,2015
The failure to reach a political solution in Syria has created chaos and is likely to lead to a new phase of escalation and potential division of the country. This is not the first time such possibilities have existed. There was escalating violence during the siege of Homs and
By Amer Al Sabaileh - May 03,2015
Recently there have been key developments on the Jordanian borders with Syria and Iraq that highlight the real threat of direct conflict there. More than four years into the regional crisis, Jordan started thinking of creating a deep line of defence by arming Sunni tribes on the
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Apr 26,2015
One of the challenges Jordan is facing today is how to deal with increased radicalism amongst its people. Facing it requires a strategy that works to de-radicalise them, but there is clear evidence of such a strategy being devised, let alone implemented.  Prompt action is
By Amer Al Sabaileh - Apr 19,2015
In a recent paper, “The ISIS [Daesh] Twitter census: Defining and describing the population of ISIS supporters on Twitter”, J.M.

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