Day: December 21, 2015

Bleak findings

Dec 20,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – EDITORIAL According to a recent survey conducted by the Palestinian Centre for Policy and Survey Research, two-thirds of Palestinians surveyed support the wave of knife stabbings of Israelis and view an armed Intifada as “serving the Palestinian national interests in ways that negotiations would […]

A new century for the Mideast

Dec 20,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – Jeffrey D. Sachs The United States, the European Union and Western-led institutions such as the World Bank repeatedly ask why the Middle East cannot govern itself. The question is asked honestly, but without much self-awareness. After all, the single most important impediment to good governance […]