Tag Archives: Jordan

Nuclear Proliferation in the Middle East

(Updated April 2013) Intelligence Report  While the immediate focus of international attention has been on stopping Iran from obtaining the ability to build nuclear weapons, an equally worrisome development is that the Iranian drive to obtain a nuclear bomb has … Continue reading

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“They will not tolerate the king any longer…. It is too late for him to make any reforms.” —Opposition leader, who preferred to remain anonymous

    Media Report  Last week, protests broke out in Jordan after a government decision to raise fuel prices. While protests have been taking place in Jordan for almost two years now, for the first time there is major involvement … Continue reading

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King Abdullah “Playing With Fire”

  Intelligence Report   Muslim Brotherhood and Salafi thugs today feel secure enough to impose their will on any Jordanian. The king is encouraging his rivals to pursue their efforts to destabilize the kingdom and create an Islamic state which … Continue reading

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Will Jordan Survive the Arab Spring?”

  Intelligence Report   It was only a matter of time before the Arab Spring would come to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Protests in Amman, among other Jordanian cities calling for political reform, which started in March 2011, have grown in size, as have … Continue reading

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Q&A on: What the Jordanian youth really want

Thousands of Jordanians took to the streets on Friday to demonstrate against the lack of reform in the country. The Muslim Brotherhood remains a prominent oppositional force and was the main organiser of the event. We asked blogger Amani Al-Khatahtbeh … Continue reading

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