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By Nermeen Murad - Aug 18,2018
In June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU.
By Nermeen Murad - Aug 04,2018
There persists a claim that Jordan has largely “escaped” the impact of the Arab Spring, yet it is becoming obvious that although we may not have witnessed a “physical” impact as such, Jordan is nevertheless in the midst of a transformational phase that is no less historically sig
By Nermeen Murad - Jul 21,2018
I was in a conversation with a visiting researcher this week and she asked whether the escalating political and military situation in Palestine could trigger instability in the Arab World within the next year.
By Nermeen Murad - Jul 14,2018
When Prime Minister Omar Razzaz was first proposed to be head of the executive authority in Jordan, Jordanians circulated a paper he wrote back in 2013 entitled “The Treacherous Path Towards a New Arab Social Contract” and celebrated its analysis of the seven transformation facto
By Nermeen Murad - Jul 07,2018
This week, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz will present his government’s plan to parliamentarians and seek their vote of confidence to lead the executive authority for the next two years, at which point Parliament will itself be put to a confidence vote by the people as part of the ne
By Nermeen Murad - Jun 23,2018
A youth activist from the north of Jordan eloquently described her concerns after the appointment of Omar Razzaz as prime minister and the announcement of his Cabinet members.
By Nermeen Murad - Jun 10,2018
There are key takeaways from last week that must be noted if only to record a historical moment of national pride.
By Nermeen Murad - Jun 02,2018
Jordan is going through a critical transition that will require wisdom and a clear decision to embrace meaningful political reform that empowers the executive, legislative and judicial authorities and produces functioning institutions and processes of democracy based on true repr
By Nermeen Murad - May 19,2018
These last two weeks have taken us on a rollercoaster ride and left us reeling. Whether it is the government announcement that it intends to further tax citizens on their income, the leaked reports on exemptions given to senior officials, the systematic murder of Gaza-hostag
By Nermeen Murad - May 05,2018
My friends already know that I find it difficult to go along with what appears to have become the Jordanian’s political explanation for all Jordanian problems.

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