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By Fares Braizat - Apr 21,2019
Jordan has very little interest, if any, in being part of any inter-Arab cold war, or wars.
By Fares Braizat - Apr 13,2019
Since the 1940s, with each wave of instability in the region, we hear voices talking about the imminent “collapse of Jordan”, with titles such as “Jordan on the brink”, now add “again”, then add: “How did Jordan manage through?” Each wave is associated with a set of strong extern
By Fares Braizat - Apr 06,2019
If the leaks of US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” turn out to be true, or somewhat true, a few countries across the region will have to face hard choices. One of those countries is Israel.
By Fares Braizat - Mar 23,2019
In 2018 alone, the General Intelligence Directorate (GID) and its renowned counterterrorism squad thwarted 62 terrorist operations abroad and 32 internally. This is a conviction-based global service.
By Fares Braizat - Mar 16,2019
The issue of concern to us today is that Jordan’s social capital indicators have declined significantly to an alarming low edge.
By Fares Braizat - Mar 09,2019
Persuasive engagement with power brokers in Washington is vital to Jordan’s interests, stability and survival. Washington is not the only capital that is important to Jordan, but it is the most important capital.
By Fares Braizat - Mar 02,2019
The messages of the London conference, “Jordan: Growth and Opportunities”, ought to reach “all” ordinary Jordanians in their towns and villages, and must not remain largely a “globalised elite” affair.
By Fares Braizat - Feb 23,2019
As the “debate” on what constitutes a liberal or a conservative in the Jordanian context continues, it is essential to engage their stands on the economy, whether real or imagined.
By Fares Braizat - Feb 16,2019
Deceitful labels of liberal and conservative in Jordan seem to be misleading everyone, including those self-proclaimed liberals and conservatives.
By Fares Braizat - Feb 09,2019
Since His Majesty King Abdullah ascended to the throne in 1999, Jordan’s GDP has grown from less than $10 billion to around $40 billion today.



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