Thursday , September 20 2018

Ahmed Al Jarallah

Muslim Brotherhood source of adversity; Jordan’s resilience dispels demon dreams

FOR the past 90 years, the Muslim world has been afflicted with an ailment called, ‘Muslim Brotherhood’. This group appointed itself as protector of the society that determines features of a believer and draws the lines of behavior which this believer should uphold. Whoever comes close to this group survives …

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Abdullah II at the Fourth Circle

IT SEEMS the democracy in Jordan is unique in the Arab world, so protests to demand for amendment of the tax law are done in a civilized manner. We saw King Abdullah II leading his subjects to push for amendment of the law, or even complete restructuring of the economic …

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King Abdullah … this is the solution

THE Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, its people and its king deviated from the Arab norm — actually the Third World’s norm — in the recent protests which reflected awareness and excellence in dealing with a major crisis. Both the people and the authority dealt with the crisis by striving towards …

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No fears over Jordan

PROTESTS against the proposed tax bill and increase in fuel prices, which Jordan has been witnessing in the past few days, should not be gauged from a single angle – magnitude of pressure due to the livelihood crisis that the country is going through. It is vital to acknowledge that …

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Kuwait, Riyadh…give their bread to the private sector

By Ahmed Al-Jarallah Editor-in-Chief, the Arab Times FROM the beginning of the regime of former US president Dwight Eisenhower until a few years ago, the American budget recorded significant deficit annually; so much that the volume of public debt rose to around $19 trillion. Undoubtedly, this affected the infrastructure of …

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Iran … carrot or stick?

FOR the first time in many years, the inhabitants of the Middle East felt the seriousness of the United States of America in ending threats to regional and international stability — away from anything pertaining to oil and temporary interests. This seriousness is manifested in the series of measures taken …

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Syria…if a tiger leaves its den, monkeys occupy & desecrate it

IN political literature, there are indicators of what could happen in the absence of a clear strategy for any action and reaction. One such indicator is when a tiger leaves its den in the hills, monkeys occupy it and it becomes a place for frivolity, so it is difficult to …

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Lest Iran as another Iraq

THE roadmap created by United States of America’s Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has ended the stage of Iran’s inconsistencies and global blackmail. Therefore, the only way forward for Iran is to submit to Pompeo’s 12 demands in order to be in harmony with the international community again. It should …

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Muhammad Saeed Al-Sahhaf the Persian

IN THE 1980s, Saddam Hussein threatened to wipe out Israel within hours employing a dualuse chemical. Before that, he bragged about his regime’s ability to defeat the most formidable force in the region. He engaged in war with Iran that lasted for eight years without achieving his objective — to …

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Palestine between slogans and Iran swimming in Arab blood

FOR the past 70 years, the Palestinian case has only been receiving statements of condemnation and meetings that never ended with realistic resolutions from Arabs and Muslims. Resolutions issued by the United Nations Security Council or the United Nations General Assembly are usually vetoed by the United States of America …

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