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The Rupturing Regime: Syria’s Northern Collapse

Hasan Siddiqui highlights the newfound success of Syrian rebel groups in the North, what it comes with, and what it means for the current regime and potentially Syria’s future.

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A Jordanian Response to ISIS: Section II

Section I of this series examined the Jordanian reaction to Lt. Moath Kasasbeh’s execution and concepts of legitimizing military operations through public sentiment in times of crisis. Military action, however, is not a clear-cut path to annihilating this extremist threat.  Contesting ISIS’s influence must not be restricted to sheer military power, and should include ideological Read More…

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A Jordanian Response to ISIS: Section I

Zaid discusses the public Jordanian reaction to Lt. Kasasbeh’s execution at the hands of ISIS. He explores publications regarding intensified Jordanian involvement in the coalition fight against ISIS.

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Syrian Refugees in Jordan: Loss of Free Healthcare and Recurrent Deportations

In his latest article, Michael explores Jordan’s capacity to absorb refugees fleeing Syria’s war and to provide adequate health care and education services.

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Unrest in Jerusalem

In her latest article, Sayde-Hope Crystal discusses the wave of terror attacks sweeping the streets of Jerusalem, and the escalation of tensions over access to the Temple Mount.