New Public Opinion Poll: Jordanians Favor De-escalation in the Region, But Sentiment Against Israel Remains by Faris Almaari, Fikra Forum, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, June 9, 2023

Jordan’s Threat to the Middle Eastern Order by Jonathan Schanzer and Mark Dubowitz, The Dispatch, April 21, 2023

The kingdom has made a tradition of inciting unrest with Israel during the holy month of Ramadan.

Neither Here Nor There: Jordan and the Abraham Accords by Jonathan Schanzer, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, FDD Research Memo, December 8, 2022 (see also summary, Peace Between Jordan and Israel Unraveling, Report Says by Adam Kredo, The Washington Free Beacon, December 17, 2022

Stop Jordan’s false claims of control in Jerusalem by David M. Weinberg, The Jerusalem Post, May 13, 2022

Jordan and the Temple Mount by Amb. Alan Baker, Jewish Center for Public Affairs, Jerusalem Issue Brief Vol. 22, No. 11, May 9, 2022

Focus on the King by Shoshana Bryen, Jewish News Syndicate, October 6, 2021

Speaking of Apartheid – Jordan treats 600,000 Palestinians like dirt by Elder of Ziyon, January 21, 2021

Does Jordan Want the West Bank? by Michael Sharnoff, Middle East Quarterly Vol. 27 No. 4, Fall 2020

Jordan will gain nothing from confrontation against Israel by Erielle Davidson, Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA), Washington Examiner, June 30, 2020

Jordanian vote shows why defensible borders still matter by Evelyn Gordon, Jewish News Syndicate, January 22, 2020

Jordan and Israel ties: a need for common understanding among peoples by IDF BG (ret.) Ram Yavne and Harry Hoshovsky, The Jerusalem Post, September 16, 2019

Jordan’s King Abdullah: Walking a Fine Line between the Bedouin and the Palestinians by Daniel Siryoti, Israel Hayom, March 13, 2019

The Arab Spring largely passed Jordan by, in part because the local branch of the Muslim Brotherhood supported King Abdullah. Abdullah now has to juggle the contradictory demands of the Muslim Brotherhood, the Bedouin and the country’s Palestinian majority.

Video: The Arab World Has Failed the Palestinian People (8’41”), Mudar Zahran at the Oxford Union, February 5, 2019

The Canary In The Coal Mine For Israel and Jordan by Michael J. Koplow, Israel Policy Forum, Koplow Column, October 25, 2018

The Lost Cause of the Confederation by Michael J. Koplow, Israel Policy Forum, Koplow Column, September 6, 2018

Will Trump Speak to Jordan’s King Abdullah About Extraditing Terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, Who Murdered Americans? Daled Amos, June 24, 2018

Jordan at the Edge: A briefing by David Schenker, Middle East Forum, September 12, 2017 (includes audio recording, 32’23”)

The Fireman and the Arsonist by Michael J. Koplow, IPF, Koplow Column, July 27, 2017

The Value of Security Cooperation with Jordan by Jonah Naghi, Israel Policy Forum, Matzav Blog, February 22, 2017

Growing Stress on Jordan by Robert Satloff, Council on Foreign Relations, March 2016

Jordanian Security and Prosperity: An Essential Aspect of Israeli Policy by Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror and Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan University, BESA Center Perspective Papers No. 323, December 27, 2015

Video: A message to Michelle Obama (4’59”), Mudar Zahran, Secretary General of Jordanian Opposition Coalition, November 4, 2015

Jordan: We Do Not Want Palestinians by Khaled Abu Toameh, September 12, 2015 (see also Gazan refugees denied rights in Jordan for over 45 years by Aaron Magid, Ma’an News, September 17, 2015)

Hero of the Middle East: King Abdullah II of Jordan by Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute, March 2, 2015

Media constraints in Jordan under menace of law by Ahmad Abu Hamad, Al-Monitor, December 11, 2014

There are 24 laws in Jordan that restrict the freedom of press, as many journalists have currently faced charges for tackling issues deemed secret and proper to the government.

Why Jordan Doesn’t Want More Palestinians by Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute, August 18, 2014

Video: King Abdullah II of Jordan interview on The Daily Show (9’27”), September 23, 2010

Why Jordanians Worry about the Two-State Solution by Shoshana Bryen, Forbes, February 7, 2014

Jordan Says No to Kerry “Conspiracy” by Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute, February 4, 2014

Removing IDF from the Jordan Valley Would Destabilize Jordan by Evelyn Gordon, Commentary, January 2, 2014

The Jordanian dilemma by Evelyn Gordon, Jerusalem Post, November 11, 2013

“It’s hard to rebut the Palestinian narrative without bringing up Jordan, yet doing so has real costs.”

In Jordan, a Fight for Media Freedom by Kristin Deasy, World Affairs Journal, June 21, 2013

Is Jordan Forever Destined to Play Second Fiddle? by Tally Helfont, Foreign Policy Research Institute, May 28, 2013

Is The Jordanian Monarchy In Danger? by Asher Susser, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Middle East Brief 72, April 2013

The Modern King in the Arab Spring by Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic, March 18, 2013

Why Failed Terror Attack in Jordan Matters to U.S. by Jonathan Schanzer,, October 29, 2012

Will Jordan Be Next to Fall? By Lee Smith, Tablet, October 11, 2012

Protests against the monarchy—the biggest since the Arab Spring began—are bad news for Israel and the U.S.