Point of View Archive
  • »Students on cold’s seats

    Tue 24 February / Feb 2015. 09:55 AM
    Early December, al-Ghad prepared a special file on public schools heating that revealed the suffering that coexists with Jordanian children in school, as a result of their lack of one of their most basic rights, that is an appropriate school environment.
  • »To support IS more than IS

    Tue 24 February / Feb 2015. 12:00 AM
    A few days after the Islamic State published its video depicting its crime against martyr pilot Muath Kasasbeh, some came out claiming the film was fabricated. I reviewed on Arab news sites analyses attributed to people who claim to be knowledgeable about footage and film making, claiming the film is fabricated, let alone the events that took place in it.
  • »Would the private sector shoulder the burden with the Kin

    Mon 23 February / Feb 2015. 10:08 AM
    Privileged students in private schools may not feel the value and meaning of the King's initiative, implementing the central heating system for public schools. The people of our generation who graduated from public schools realize the value of the initiative and what it means for hundreds of thousands of students deprived of their most basic rights.
  • »Unfortunately, the government is not serious

    Sun 22 February / Feb 2015. 01:47 PM
    It was said that the reduction of the operating expenses, as a number, is not financially feasible, due to its low percentage compared to the total state budget. It was also said that reducing the value of this item, indicates the sincerity of government in its intentions to reform the financial sector, and reduce the distortions suffered by the general budget.
  • »A dangerous and terrifying idea

    Tue 17 February / Feb 2015. 12:00 AM
    Media reports quoted officials as saying that official bodies in the state are mulling the idea of arming residents of areas adjacent to the borders of Iraq and Syria, to counter terrorist groups in case they progressed towards the Jordanian territory.
  • »How do we defeat these ‘archetypes’?

    Tue 17 February / Feb 2015. 12:00 AM
    The last release Daesh in Libya simulates the "traditional" Daesh style in beheading; a number of militants beheaded 21 Egyptians, who were working in Libya before the deterioration of the situation there, whose only crime was that they are Coptic Christians, so their reward in the organization’s books is this barbaric method of murder!
  • »Escalation against the Brotherhood

    Mon 16 February / Feb 2015. 12:00 AM
    There are no signs for change in tone or method by which the state deals with the Muslim Brotherhood as some analysts and politicians imaged or hoped; political openness paralleled by the national climate environment of unity, harmony, and collaboration among all.
  • »A gov’t or cabinet reshuffle?

    Sun 15 February / Feb 2015. 12:00 AM
    At the doors of a cabinet reshuffle expected after the adoption of the draft budget law for 2015, elites are talking about the need for a change in government; a change that would contribute to a shift in the environment and draws a new vision for the bottle neck the country is passing.
  • »The bogeyman that is ground incursion

    Sun 15 February / Feb 2015. 12:00 AM
    Jordan will not fight a ground war against terrorist forces in Iraq and Syria. It has reaffirmed that over and over. But the topic returns to public debate as soon as it declines, which leads us to question the motives behind invoking this discussion every time officials end it, and the necessity to analyze the reasons that prove the credibility of the Jordanian statements in this context.
  • »In order to win the battle with extremism

    Sun 15 February / Feb 2015. 12:00 AM
    At the historical juncture Jordan is at in terms of its existential threats, both external and internal challenges that almost undermine the country's political system, the Jordanian nationalists had a decisive role in the state’s overcoming of these threats. Thanks to them, Jordan came out unscathed from the era of "national coups", and with the same strength of that got Jordan through the 70s, and spared the country a civil war.
  • »Our sad stories

    Thu 12 February / Feb 2015. 11:01 AM
    Without the slightest thought, the parents decide to go on a journey into the unknown! They crossed the border, heading to where one goes and often not returns.
  • »The Syrian campaign on Jordan

    Wed 11 February / Feb 2015. 12:00 AM
    At a time when the Jordanians engulfed in anger after the heinous crime committed by the terrorist Islamic State against martyr pilot Muath Kasasbeh, and while the Jordanian fighter jets bombed terrorist strongholds in Raqqa, Deir ez-Zor, and Mosul, the pillars of the Syrian regime launched a blistering attack on Jordan.
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