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Taxing Times in Jordan

David Schenker

Under increasing pressure from regional wars and more than a million refugees, Amman is ratcheting up taxes on ordinary citizens to bridge the budget gap.

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Transition 2017

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General Principles to Guide U.S. Middle East Policy

James F. Jeffrey and Dennis Ross

Given the unprecedented turmoil and uncertainty afflicting the Middle East, the new administration will need to devote particular care and urgency to understanding the essence of America's interests in the region, and applying clear principles in pursuing them. This is the advice offered by two U.S. diplomats with...