An Israeli-Palestinian Confederation Can Work
The two-state solution is dead. Most one-state solutions are unacceptable to the other side. There is, however, a viable peace plan that appeals to both.
China Smells Opportunity in the Middle East’s Crisis
Beijing is using the region's ongoing woes to solidify its own geopolitical agenda.
Jordan’s Protests Are a Ritual, Not a Revolution
By trading geopolitical importance for aid and showing restraint when unrest erupts, the kingdom has managed to remain stable for decades.
China Has Already Won the Drone Wars
Chinese companies are proving that America is not first in the UAV export market. Can Trump roll that back?
Trump’s Middle East Strategy Is Totally Boring
There’s a very familiar method to the administration’s apparent regional madness.
Bibi Is Burning Down the House
Faced with legal threats, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won’t hesitate to sow doubt, chaos, and confusion in order to remain in power.
Millions Said To Be Missing in Pledged Donations to Syrian Refugee Education
Only a fraction of promised international aid has reached Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon, a rights group says.
A Refugee Without a River
Two years after fleeing Iraq, one woman’s plans for resettlement are still on hold. A minority among refugees in Jordan, is her plight being overlooked?
Trump Dumped U.S. Ambassador to Amman at Request of King
Jordan’s monarch had clashed with the U.S. diplomat over disagreements with Obama administration policies.
In Jordan, a Killing Threatens to Upend Peace with Israel
As tensions simmer in Jerusalem, a linchpin of Israel’s security relationship with the Arab world is put to the test.
Jordanian Soldier Who Killed Three Green Berets Gets Life Sentence
With no ties to terrorist groups, the motive for the attack remains unknown.
The Arab Prince Standing Up to Trump
Prince Zeid Raad al-Hussein has emerged as the Middle East's most prominent defender of human rights — both in the region of his birth, and the United States.
The King of Jordan Meets the King of Queens
Experts say a heavy burden rests on Abdullah's shoulder.
U.S. Suddenly Bans Laptops and Tablets on Some Middle Eastern Flights to America
DHS won’t talk about the rationale for the drastic change to existing policy.
Three U.S. Military Trainers Shot Dead in Jordan
The attack comes a year after another shooting killed two American civilian contractors in the country.
SitRep: Another Terror Attack in Jordan; U.S. Carriers Flexing Muscles
Syria on Notice; Eastern Europe Eyeing Russia Warily; and Lots More
Watch Bill Clinton and Others Memorialize International Icon Muhammad Ali
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will not attend after his requests to honor Ali were denied.
Guess Who’s Coming to Muhammad Ali’s Funeral? Hint: a Strongman and a King.
Turkey's president and Jordan's king will pay tribute to their boxing idol in person.
The Fight for Fallujah’s Highway 11
The crucial highway linking Jordan to Baghdad runs right at the heart of Fallujah — and retaking it could keep Jordan from economic collapse.