Topic: University of Jordan
Popular opposition to the Jordanian monarchy is strong, but it will not manifest itself in massive anti-government uprisings like elsewhere in the region.
With the number of Syrian refugees in Jordan topping 100,000, 65 percent of Jordanians oppose allowing any more to enter the country, insisting their cash-strapped country is at capacity.
US asylum seekers and immigrants are allowed access to legal counsel, but refugees are not. Allowing legal advocates to assist refugees would improve the refugee resettlement process immediately and tangibly – for both refugees and US officials.
12/21/2011 11:57 am
Nationwide protests in Jordan have focused mainly on economic issues. But the Muslim Brotherhood seeks to make them a catalyst for political reform.
01/21/2011 02:07 pm
Hosam Smadi liked his American teachers, rarely visited the mosque, and came from prominent families that reject terrorism. Why was he talking about jihad on extremist websites?
09/30/2009 01:00 am
The controversial idea – though not new – could still undermine Netanyahu and erode Israel's relations with moderate Arab countries.
06/01/2009 01:00 am
Columbia Global Center, just opened in Amman, Jordan, is raising that city's status in the region.
04/13/2009 01:00 am