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By Fares Braizat - Nov 03,2019
Despite the abundance of renewable energy resources in Jordan, energy prices are among the highest globally and this constitutes a significant hurdle to investors.
By Fares Braizat - Oct 26,2019
When the country’s official unemployment rate is 19 per cent, and much higher among the educated youth, with nearly half of them planning on leaving the country, it becomes really hard for any well-balanced person with a little bit of touch with reality and people’s economic marg
By Fares Braizat - Sep 28,2019
Teachers have produced a compelling “justice narrative” to frame their strike campaign.
By Fares Braizat - Jul 28,2019
The current system of political parties’ funding ensured, by design, a very low level of incentivised political competition among political parties.
By Fares Braizat - Jul 23,2019
The main goal of political reform is to achieve a parliamentary government. Practically it means the leader of the largest parliamentary bloc should form the government.
By Fares Braizat - May 20,2019
Back in February 2011, nearly three-quarters of adult Jordanians and 80 per cent of the elites’ sample supported protests that were taking place in the Arab world demanding political and economic reforms.
By Fares Braizat - Apr 29,2019
Government performance and investor confidence are at historic low levels.
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.



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