• Sada - Analysis
    Photo Essay: Jordan’s Other Refugees
    Alice Su August 14, 2014 عربي

    Jordan’s attempt to prioritize Syrian and Iraqis refugees leaves its other asylum seekers underserved.

  • Sada - Analysis
    Legitimizing Crackdown on Dissent in Jordan
    July 22, 2014 عربي

    Proposed amendments to Jordan’s anti-terror law threaten free expression and may exacerbate the very problem they are hoping to address.

  • Syria in Crisis
    Jordan: The Jewel in the ISIS Crown
    Nikita Malik, Abdullah Shami June 24, 2014

    As the Iraqi cities of Mosul and Tikrit fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-influenced jihadists, Jordan will serve as a crucial buffer from the terrorist movements that threaten to spill over into the region.

  • Syria in Crisis
    Does the “Southern Front” Exist?
    Aron Lund March 21, 2014

    The remarkably nonsectarian and democratic statement signed by rebel factions in southern Syria in February was likely only a ploy by rebel commanders to get more foreign support by declaring their opposition to extremism.

  • Syria in Crisis
    Jordanians Split Over the War in Syria
    Nikita Malik March 17, 2014

    Popular opinion in the Hashemite Kingdom over Syria is divided. Many Jordanians support the insurgency against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but some oppose it and many others have grown skeptical over time, as the spillover from Syria to Jordan increases.

  • Sada - Analysis
    The New Generation of Jordanian Jihadi Fighters
    Mona Alami February 18, 2014 عربي

    The outcome of their engagement in Syria will define the future vision and goals of the rising generation of Jordanian Salafi-jihadis.

  • Syria in Crisis
    Syria’s Spillover Effect on Jordan
    Nikita Malik February 13, 2014

    There is a risk that the flow of weapons and fighters from Jordan into Syria will contribute to lawlessness and insecurity in Jordan, and the spillover of the hundreds of thousands of Syrians refugees into Jordan is likely to continue.

  • Sada - Analysis
    Zamzam and the Jordanian Brotherhood
    Tareq Al-Naimat February 4, 2014 عربي

    The Zamzam Initiative, which presents itself as an alternative to the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood, is unlikely to convince Jordanians that it provides anything new.

  • Sada - Analysis
    The Cost of Syrian Refugees
    Nikita Malik September 19, 2013 عربي

    Economic and demographic strains from the Syrian refugee crisis are impacting Jordan’s own domestic balance of power.

  • Sada - Analysis
    Failing Civics
    Elizabeth Buckner April 11, 2013 عربي

    As Jordan strives to build a university system in line with its ambitious economic goals, tribal violence on campus remains a stumbling block.


Carnegie Experts on Jordan

  • Michele Dunne
    Senior Associate
    Middle East Program

    Dunne is an expert on political and economic change in Arab countries, particularly Egypt, as well as U.S. policy in the Middle East.

  • Ariel (Eli) Levite
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program

    Levite was the principal deputy director general for policy at the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission from 2002 to 2007.

  • Marwan Muasher
    Vice President for Studies

    Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East.

  • Yezid Sayigh
    Senior Associate
    Middle East Center

    Sayigh is a senior associate at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where his work focuses on the Syrian crisis, the political role of Arab armies, security sector transformation in Arab transitions, the reinvention of authoritarianism, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and peace process.


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