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Jordan Does a Remarkably Good Job Dealing With Terrorism but Hardly Anyone's Noticed

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 04.06.2016 | Home
Daoud Kuttab

AMMAN, Jordan -- Few people are looking seriously at the Jordanian model for how to deal with the threat of terrorism. They really should.

Palestinian Leader Abbas Arrives to Console Jewish Family

Shahar Azani | Posted 03.18.2017 | Home
Shahar Azani

This has not happened yet, but contrary to what you might think, it is not a figment of my wild imagination, but rather a page from the history of the Middle East, one worthy of remembrance.

The King of Jordan's Go-Kart Track

ADST | Posted 09.01.2016 | Home

Prince Hussein bin Talal, who became King of Jordan following the assassination of his grandfather and the abdication of his father, was a risk-taker. He asserted Jordan's independence against British rule and repeatedly reached out to other nations to secure peace in the region.

LOOK: Israeli President Tweets Photos Of Disguises He Wore In The 1970's

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 03.14.2014 | Home

Ninety-year-old Israeli President Shimon Peres took to Twitter today to reveal some of the not so elaborate disguises he once wore en route to secret ...

The Middle East's Friendliest Place?

John Nicholson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Travel
John Nicholson

Jordan's capital, Amman, balances more modern elements that add a cosmopolitan flair to the natural beauty of this traditional kingdom.

Jordan-Palestinian Confederation Talks No Longer Taboo

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 02.19.2013 | Home
Daoud Kuttab

It is unlikely that East Bankers, already concerned that their role and importance is being eroded, will easily accept the suggestion that the Kingdom agree to an agreement with the PLO regarding the country's long-term status.

My Afternoon With Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan

Suza Scalora | Posted 12.06.2012 | Home
Suza Scalora

Her Majesty Queen Noor embodies the spirit of generously, kindness and compassion. An American woman, who married the King of Jordan, did not see differences between the people of her new country and herself.

King Abdullah's Growing Anxiety Over the Two-State Solution

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 04.16.2012 | Home
Michael Sharnoff

Jordan fears that in the absence of a political solution, Israel, the Palestinians or perhaps the international community would eventually seek to solve the crisis at Jordan's expense

King Abdullah's Talks With President Obama

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Michael Sharnoff

In the absence of diplomacy, Abdullah fears that Israel could exploit failed talks with Palestinians by seeking to transform Jordan into a Palestinian state.

Pakistan: A Two-Speed Society, Destination Unclear

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

The first time I met Zia-ul-Haq was in the late 1970's, at a dinner party at the home of the Pakistani Military Attaché in Amman. Zia had been head o...

Obama: Middle East Peace Talks to Begin Next Week

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eileen Read

The first round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in a decade will begin next week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced late Friday. These are the talks that should have started a year ago.

Karameh Means Dignity for Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daoud Kuttab

Although the Arabic word Karmeh simply means dignity, it has become an expression that has many more usages and meanings.