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Muslim Brotherhood relationship with Jordanian regime

By Shehab Al Makahleh The most prominent historical epochs the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) of Jordan has undergone since its establishment in 1945 had been when the then then Jordanian King Abdullah I welcome the movement. On the inauguration ceremony of the Muslim Brotherhood of Jordan, the then king …

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Trump, Brexit and leftist delusions – a taste of things to come

Duncan Whitmore Over the weekend Special Counsel Robert Mueller finally concluded his investigation into the possibility of “collusion” between the Trump campaign and Russia in the run up to the 2016 presidential election. A summary of the findings released by Attorney General William Barr cleared Mr Trump of the …

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War on terror: war of ideologies

The war on terror entered a new phase with the emergence of a new generation of jihadist groups and a change in tactics and tools to carry out terrorist attacks. Since 2015, large-scale reviews of counterterrorism strategies have been conducted, particularly in the United States and Western European …

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Russia Is Winning the Sanctions Game

Judy Twigg The current conversation about Russia sanctions centers around targeting and scope. Are we punishing the people whose behavior we most want to change? Is there pain, well inflicted, on those individuals responsible for creating chaos in Ukraine and Crimea, for reckless attacks on Sergei Skripal and …

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Hamas in Egypt

Giancarlo Elia Valori The issue of Sinai and its jihad is increasingly important, also considering Hezbollah’s new strategy in Southern Lebanon, as well as the current deployment of Iranian, Syrian, Russian and various Sunni and jihadist forces between the Golan Heights and the Bekaa Valley, on the border …

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Jordan to face numerous security challenges

Terrorism is a security and political challenge that Jordan will face in the next decade. The country has been a target for terrorist groups (Daesh and al-Qaeda) for many reasons due to Jordan’s proximity to Iraq and Syria, which have been suffering from terrorism for many years. As …

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The future of the terrorist phenomenon in the Middle East

Shehab Al Makahleh Terrorism has become a nightmare for many countries. This confirms the dependence of the future of the terrorist phenomenon on internal and external factors, political and cultural, and this means the necessity of comprehensive approaches to eliminate the phenomenon of terrorism from its roots and …

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India-Pakistan Conflict: Aggravation

Gasanov Kamran After the terrorist attack by Jaish-e-Muhammad in the Indian province of Jammu and Kashmir, tensions between Pakistan and India continue to increase. New Delhi is still trying to get Islamabad to take decisive action against a terrorist organization, which was responsible for the death of 45 …

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Arab States & Israel Diverge On Peace Process With Palestinians Following Warsaw Summit

By Terrance J. Mintner Egyptian President al-Sisi: ‘The failure to reach a fair and final settlement of the Palestinian issue represents the main source of instability in the Middle East’ Though U.S. President Donald Trump has yet to release his long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, Arab states have already indicated …

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