Trajectory Papers

The Strategic Situation in the Middle East Today

Mirna Al Sarhan* Introduction: On October 7th, a military attack was witnessed by the Al-Qassam Brigades, which was met with an Israeli counterattack after a state of emergency was declared. As the war continued, there were reports of an anticipated ground assault and significant changes in the internal and external dynamics. To analyze and understand the dimensions of the situation,…

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Jordan’s strategic interests in light of US-Saudi negotiations

Presently, the Biden administration is earnestly pursuing concrete progress in its discussions with Riyadh concerning the normalization of relations between Saudi Arabia and Tel Aviv. The conversation no longer revolves around the mere possibility of normalization but centers on the terms of the imminent agreement to be reached by the three parties involved. It appears that the fundamental concept of…

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Jordanian and Palestinian National Security

For more than two decades, the most optimistic people about the final solution no longer expected a consensus on a real two-state solution, in accordance with international resolutions. This coincided with a remarkable successive shift of the electoral political trends in Israel towards the far right, the extreme right, and the extremist religious forces, with a noticeable and significant decline…

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The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan:
The Internal Disturbance in the Light
of Generation Gap and Overcoming the
Regulatory Framework

The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan: The Internal Disturbance in the Light of Generation Gap and Overcoming the Regulatory Frameworkتنزيل

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Mohammad Abu Rumman: Academic advisor of poltitics and society institute The inclusion and participation of women in jihadist groups was a confusing, disturbing and attractive phenomenon at the same time. The recruitment processes of both sexes have witnessed a major leap in recent years. The issue of jihadist involvement in the ranks of al-Qaeda was limited in influence and had…

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Understanding the Jihadi Salafi threat in Jordan in 2011-2017

Moamen Gouda, Neven Bondokji and Mohamad Abu Rumman (Acadmic Advisor of Politics and Scociety Institute) The number of Jordanian foreign fighters that joined extremist groups in Syria and Iraq since 2011 has drawn attention to the Jihadi Salafi scene in Jordan. This article examines the profiles of 780 Jihadi Salafis who were prosecuted in 2011–2017 on terrorism-related charges by the…

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How and Why Has the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan Changed since 2011?

Neven Bondokji and Mohammad Abu Rumman (Academic Advisor of Politics and society Institute) In the wake of the Arab Spring, many younger members of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan left the movement, especially after 2015, establishing new political parties due to ideological shifts over the nature of the state and questions of civil liberties. Four factors influenced this transformation: identity…

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A strategic analysis of the Politics and Society Institute links the disengagement from the Taliban movement with the breach of Al-Zawahiri’s security and his murder.

Abu Rumman and Abu Haniyeh analyze Al-Qaeda crises and scenarios for the next phase The Politics and Society Institute published a strategic analysis of Al-Zawahiri’s murder and its implications for the status of Al-Qaeda on the one hand, and the possible consequences, dimensions, and repercussions for it on the other. The Jordanian scholars and specialists of terrorism and extremism, Dr.…

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Politics and Society Institute… “Brothers of the Brotherhood, a case that overcomes organization and interacts with the committed sphere”

     On Saturday, the Institute of Politics and Society discussed a research paper entitled “The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan: Internal turmoil in light of the generational gap and the transgression of organizational frameworks” by researcher Muhammad Al-Amin Assaf, in which a group of experts, specialists and activists in political and Islamic affairs participated.       Assaf presented the paper in five…

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The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan: The Internal Disturbance in the Light of Generation Gap and Overcoming the Regulatory Framework.

Mohammad Alameen Assaf The expansion of the committed space outside the regulated frameworks cannot be considered the only case in the context of the dissolution of the regulatory state at the expense of the unregulated space. The party and political spaces that are framed and organized in general today have become less attractive than in the past, and their ability…

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