Ideology vs context

Dec 29,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – Hassan A. Barari A newly released opinion poll conducted by the Doha-based Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies offers an insight into the way Arabs in 12 countries view Daesh and President Bashar Assad’s role in radicalising some Syrians. The polls focused on various issues […]

Sobriety can save the day

Nov 28,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – MUSA KEILANI   The shooting of a Russian warplane by Turkey galvanised public opinion attention in our region. Some financial analysts compared it to the events, 100 years ago, of the summer of 1914, when Grand Duke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in the city […]

Statesmanship needed

Nov 25,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – Editorial The shooting down of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish warplanes along the Syrian-Turkish border on Tuesday shows how fragile peace and security in the region are. Ankara said that the Russian SU-24 had crossed into Turkish airspace many times and had been warned […]