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Jordan “Wages Siege Warfare” Against the Coronavirus

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Joshua Krasna’s essay on Jordan and the Coronavirus describes how the state mobilized quickly in response to the crisis, allowing the Hashemite Kingdom to successfully contain the virus.
This article is part of "The Coronavirus in the Middle East: State and Society in a Time of Crisis".

Jordan’s Economy at a Crossroads: Part 2

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Caleb Esrig argues that Jordan's history of unhealthy fiscal behavior has made tax, subsidy, and spending reform difficult in Jordan, and has left the Kingdom beholden to the political demands of its donors.

Jordan’s Economy at a Crossroads

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Caleb Esrig evaluates the significant challenges to Jordan's continued economic stability, and argues that Jordan must undergo economic reform in order to meet the demands of its growing population.

How Jordan Survives: Part 2

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Dr. Paul Rivlin explains how the Jordanian regime has remained in power despite the challenges it has faced in recent years.