Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots

In a dusty Jordanian border town, the "wives of martyrs" struggle to care for their families and rebuild their lives.


The Mouse That Roars

Tiny Jordan's spies have helped the United States hunt down some of its most dangerous enemies. Now Obama is hoping those spooks can beat the Islamic State.


Israel’s Leviathan Captures Another Gas Deal

With the latest accord to sell natural gas to Jordan, Israel is slowly but surely becoming a linchpin of the region's energy supplies.

Shadow Government

No Time to ‘Study Options’ for Jordan

Jordan's King Abdullah, one of America's most reliable friends in the Middle East, faces what is perhaps the most serious threat of his reign. The ...

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