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4/5/2021 OSAC Analysis

This report highlights the recent underlying causes of protests in Jordan, which include: COVID-19 lockdowns, emergency laws infringing on civil liberties, and high unemployment.

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10/19/2020 OSAC Analysis

COVID-19 has spread across the Middle East and North Africa, putting stress on weak governments with already entrenched economic, social, and political problems. This report reviews how Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt...

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11/22/2019 OSAC Analysis

On November 6, a lone actor conducted a knife and cleaver attack against tourists in Jerash, a city 30 miles northwest of Amman. The attacker wounded eight people. Four of the victims were foreign tourists, including thr...

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8/29/2019 OSAC Analysis

Residents of most industrialized western countries are used to freedom of speech at some level, usually restricted only when it has the potential to harm others. But some locations – including some of the more popular co...

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11/16/2018 OSAC Analysis

This report was produced as part of OSAC's Annual Briefing Series.Private-sector security managers often view Jordan as the ideal location for operations in the Middle East. This project aims to account for the complexit...

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10/12/2017 OSAC Analysis

On August 30, Iraq and Jordan reopened their shared border crossing, known as Al-Karamah in Jordan and Turaibil in Iraq. The crossing has been closed since the summer of 2015 after growing violence contributed to a deter...

5/11/2017 OSAC Analysis

The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa will be held in Amman, Jordan from May 19-21. In addition to providing detailed event information, the following threat assessment will analyze the threat land...

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4/6/2017 OSAC Analysis

On December 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of State warned of threats from terrorist groups throughout Jordan and urged travelers to consider the risks of travel to and throughout the country. The warning came several day...

3/23/2017 OSAC Analysis

The Arab League Summit will be held in Amman, Jordan from March 23-29. This report provides background information; an overview of specific security-related concerns in Jordan, a strong ally of the U.S. in the war on te...

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12/27/2016 OSAC Analysis

On December 18, 10 people, including a Canadian tourist and seven Jordanian security and police officers, were killed at or near a tourist site in Karak, 130 km south of Amman. A shootout between gunmen and Jordanian sec...

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