الدولة الرحيمة الحازمة 

لا يتعارض حزم الدولة في إنفاذ القانون مع نهج “الدولة الرحيمة” التي بناها الأردنيون على مر 100 عام بالتعب والعرق والدماء في ظل القيادة الرحيمة المتسامحة التي لم تحكم بالحديد والنار والاكراه والتسلط، وانما بالصفح والتسامح وسعة الصدر وطول النفس والبال. الأردن، دولة الإعالة التي رعت وراعت وعفت وصفحت ومكنت وعلمت وطورت وبنت، أُنهِكت.

Doing what is expected to achieve EMV

By Fares Braizat, Dec 05, 2022 The Economic Modernization Vision (EMV) 2033 came about through the wide consensus of over 500 experts, including active government ministers and public sector leaders….

The appeal of countries to Jordanians

By Fares Braizat, Nov 27, 2022 In the context of the current overt global competition between China and the US for global dominance, it is interesting to gauge the extent…

Tourism’s change and evolution

By Fares Braizat, Nov 06, 2022 The contribution of international tourism to the total value of services and commodities of the Jordanian economy increased from an average of 26.1 percent…

The Middle East between US and China

By Fares Braizat, Oct 30, 2022 In the October 2022 unclassified version of the Department of Defense (DoD) National Defense Strategy (NDS) (the previous one was published 2018), the DoD,…

Red Sea-level geopolitics

By Fares Braizat, Oct 23, 2022 The strategic importance of the Red Sea for regional and international actors is being reshaped by a renewed set of influencing factors. These include,…

From ‘oil for security’ to what?

By Fares Braizat, Oct 09, 2022 The OPEC+ decision to reduce production by two million barrels a day is rooted in a shift of the world view of influential members…

The not so silent revolution in Saudi Arabia

By Fares Braizat, Oct 02, 2022 When the term “silent revolution” was coined in social sciences decades ago, it referred to undercurrents of change of value systems in societies, mainly…

The hidden gems of Jordan; seeing is believing

By Fares Braizat, Sep 26, 2022 When we share with friends some of the activities we routinely do around the country, often times we get a response like “there are…

Power distribution audit of the Middle East

By Fares Braizat, Sep 11, 2022 Who are the winners and losers of the changing economic power dynamics in the Middle East? One of the best indicators to answer the…

“شدشدة” سيادة القانون 

معالي د. فارس البريزات، 2022.09.06 رغم التقدم الكبير الذي حققه الأردن خلال القرن الأول من عمر الدولة بالانتقال بالمجتمع إلى دولة المؤسسات والقانون، إلا أن مسيرة الانتقال من اللادولة إلى…

The transformation races in the region

By Fares Braizat, Sep 04,2022 Moving from the ad hoc, and centralized, time-centered development plans of the 1960s and 1970s to future visions that stretch to 2040, the Gulf states…