Point of View Archive
  • »Security Orchestra

    Tue 19 May / May 2015. 04:56 PM
    The sudden decision to accept the resignation of Interior Minister Hussein al-Majali, and referring chiefs of public security and gendarmerie to retirement represented a step carrying more than one message.
  • »The problem is the timing

    Thu 14 May / May 2015. 11:58 AM
    Whether implicitly or explicitly, the Prime Minister reiterated the idea of raising the price of bread.
  • »Camp David summit: Modest expectations

    Wed 13 May / May 2015. 05:01 PM
    The US administration does not have a lot to offer to its angry Gulf allies over its policies in the Middle East. In an interview with the Saudi newspaper alSharq alAwsat, on the eve of the upcoming summit in Camp David today, the US President Barack Obama tried to dispel the doubts of Gulf leaders about his country's commitment to the security and interests of their countries, but he renewed his administration's stated positions that does not comply with the Gulf States policies.
  • »Yes, the stance has changed

    Wed 13 May / May 2015. 05:01 PM
    US known writer David Ignatius, in his article yesterday entitled "New Cooperation in Syria" (Washington Post), talked about all the important and new variants in regional, international, and local game in Syria, resulting from the new alliance and cooperation, or what can be called, in practice, the new regional hub - at the face of Iranian influence - of Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar.
  • »The government’s carpet

    Wed 13 May / May 2015. 10:40 AM
    There is a vast difference in the ten-year plan from when it was an idea, and when the document was born the day before yesterday. The baby does not look like the picture painted in his early days; even the operations staff who oversaw the process are now different.
  • »‘How are you?!’

    Sun 10 May / May 2015. 09:45 AM
    Journalists suffer a lot trying to obtain information. The attempts, and regarding many of the controversial issues, is countered, often, by different official obstacles, but, usually, is done nicely through evasive or stalling officials
  • »Government's popularity: An explanation is required

    Sun 10 May / May 2015. 08:32 AM
    The poll of the Center for Strategic Studies, released the day before yesterday about the government's performance, gave sudden and unexpected results in terms of increase in popularity of the latter. The trends, usually, is for the governments’ popularity to go down over time in the Fourth Circle.
  • »Longevity recipe

    Tue 5 May / May 2015. 08:10 AM
    The most important message of the official attendance to meet with Prime Minister Dr. Abdullah Ensour with representatives of economic sectors, the day before yesterday, is that the government left the state of denial and silence about the low performance of the economy.
  • »The other side of the deputies

    Mon 4 May / May 2015. 11:00 PM
    The image of the House of Representatives in the eyes of Jordanians is negative; the only thing stuck in their heads is the scenes of brawls under the dome, and the personal wrangling over minor issues, let alone the news of the loss of quorum in important meetings.
  • »It is a crisis of confidence, gentlemen!

    Sun 3 May / May 2015. 12:08 PM
    With every increase in fuel prices, we see a graduate rise in skeptical voices against the state’s justifications. The skepticism stems from the lack of credibility of the government in the pricing of petroleum products.
  • »Our youth, a ticking time bomb?

    Wed 29 April / Apr 2015. 06:02 PM
    There are two interpretations for our youth in Jordan to reach 2.5 million people.
  • »Is it an inevitable clash?

    Tue 28 April / Apr 2015. 11:00 PM
    Both parties hide behind their bulwark-position; the government from one end and the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood from the other — though I do not know if the name is appropriate, after the group has been licensed legally through a new leadership. The first party is determined to organize celebration and events at the place and time specified. The second party, represented by the Ministry of Interior, authority on events and public gatherings, vowed to stop them.
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