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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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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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Terrorism and extremism influence on Jordan and the counter measures of the government

Geostrat: Terrorists throughout the world are made. Since Jordan has borders with Syria and Iraq amidst a turbulent region, many Jordanians due to economic hardships and political dismay have resorted to initiate a caliphate in Iraq and in Syria in cooperation with many extremists and terrorists who stormed …

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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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Future risk of jihadists on Jordan’s security

Shehab Al Makahleh Jordanian authorities believe that the threats of Jordanians who are pro-Daesh and Al-Nusrah posed on the kingdom’s security and stability is an utmost priority. This is the major challenge for the security services and the community as the number of Jordanians fighting with both terrorist …

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Did Jordan king visit Moscow to avert disaster in the region?

By Shehab Al Makahleh The moment his plane landed in Moscow on February 15, Russian media broadcast the king while saying: “I am always very delighted and warmed by the opportunity to see my dear brother, President Putin, as a friend, a dear friend of his as well …

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Turkish-Kurdish war or Daesh civil war?

Andrew Korybko   A superficial reading of “Operation Olive Branch” indicates that it’s a Turkish-Kurdish war, but the details of who’s fighting make it look a lot more like a Daesh civil war in its opening stages, and that’s exactly what both Ankara and the YPG originally intended. …

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What are the likely scenarios for the Middle East for the coming years?

Shehab Al Makahleh There is growing interest in knowing the future of the Middle East with the emergence of new crises that may ravage the entire region. There is no global peace and prosperity without the stability and security of the Middle East. This cannot be achieved in …

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