Jordan: One Of The Most Militarized Nations On Earth

The headline came as no shock. Jordan is the fifth most militarized nation in the world according to the 2010 BICC Global Military Index. Only Israel, Singapore, Syria and Russia are ahead of the Kingdom. The index measures various...

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The Sharafs Resign

This is quite an interesting story that’s been developing this week. Faris Sharaf, the now former governor of the Central Bank, handed in his resignation earlier this week after only 10 months on the job. Many are saying that his resignation...

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The Politicization Of Bandoranomics In Jordan

Like all nations have their selection of staple goods, for Jordan, the tomato (aka, the bandora) sits comfortably at the top of the stack, right next to bread, rice and, to a lesser extent, chicken. Whenever the price of any of these goods enters...

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