Jordanian Policies

Will Bishr Al-Khasawneh Conduct the Upcoming Parliamentary Elections?

Executive Summary Although the matter of the parliamentary elections has been definitively settled, with September 10th designated as the date for holding them, there remains a significant unresolved issue in the corridors of decision-making regarding the fate of Bisher Al-Khasawneh’s government. The prevailing expectation is that Al-Khasawneh will oversee the upcoming elections, after which a new prime minister will be…

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Between Warsaw and Amman: The Paradox of Self-distancing in a Conflict Environment

The evolving trajectory of the Iranian-Israeli conflict has various implications for the Middle East. In the past, Iran engaged in proxy confrontations, but the Israeli strike on the Iranian consulate building marked a potential turning point that could signal unprecedented changes. For the first time, Iran responded directly to the targeting of its consulate in Damascus by launching attacks from…

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Tehran’s Strike and the Jordanian Response

Nobody in Jordan, in my opinion, would have wanted or desired the interception of Iranian drones over their territory. From the outset of the aggression on Gaza, both the state and the people of Jordan stood alongside Gaza and its population and opposed the Israeli atrocities. Jordan took the lead in diplomatic efforts against Israel, diligently working to debunk the…

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The Anti-Normalization Act with the Assad Regime

Summary: The United States House of Representatives voted by a large majority on the “Anti-Normalisation with the Assad Regime” bill on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. If it completes its legislative process and becomes law, it will decisively influence U.S. policy towards countries that are open to the Assad regime. This will have implications for Arab countries, particularly Jordan, which may…

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The Attack on the “American Military Base”

The recent drone attack on an American military base along the Jordanian-Syrian border has cast a veil of uncertainty over unfolding details, with repercussions expected to manifest in the coming days. Currently known are the American losses: three soldiers dead and thirty wounded. The media and political arenas are ablaze with rhetoric and controversy, engaging in a heated debate about…

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Jordan and the question of the upcoming parliamentary elections

While the winds seem to be moving towards holding parliamentary elections in Jordan this year, as scheduled, there is still debate in political circles as to whether the party scene is ready and whether the new parties that are supposed to have the ability to compete and clash with the street are able to run in the elections effectively?! On…

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On the Border of Conflict

Global protests erupted in the wake of the war that commenced on October 7th, capturing international attention. The effects of the war in Gaza are being felt worldwide, extending their impact from individuals to government bodies. Diplomatic relations have frayed as several nations severed ties, echoing calls for an immediate ceasefire. The Middle East region bears witness to the most…

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Will Jordan pay the price?

       It is clear that there is considerable escalating and rising tension between Amman and Tel Aviv, Indeed, it is not anexaggeration or far from truth to describe the tension as a fierce diplomatic war, which Jordan is waging against Israel on several fronts: The United Nations, the Arab League, communications and influence on the positions of European countries in…

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Echoes in the Digital Realm: Report on World Wide Engagement and Narratives on The Events in Gaza

Click here to download the full report In the wake of escalating tensions in Palestine, especially Gaza, the digital realm has seen an unprecedented surge in conversations and media coverage. These conversations offer a window into global perspectives, providing varied interpretations of the evolving situation. For this report, our team has embarked on a meticulous journey to capture, gather, and…

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Strategic and  regional dimensions of Operation “Al-Aqsa Flood” and the Israeli war on Gaza

Click here for the PDF version Introduction The event was not expected in terms of timing and planning, but it was in harmony with the levels of local, regional, and international circumstances and contexts that led to it. The most right-wing Israeli government spared no effort in isolating the Gaza Strip, continuing its siege, annexing more West Bank territory, and…

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