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Suha Maayeh

Suha Ma’ayeh is a journalist based in Amman, Jordan. Her work has been published in Foreign Policy and CTC Sentinel. She also reports for The Wall Street Journal and other publications on Jordan and southern Syria.

Articles By Suha Maayeh

Despite Big Problems, Jordan Is the Quiet Man of the Middle East – But for How Much Longer? By Suha Ma’ayeh - Dec 15, 2019

Between Iraq and Lebanon, both currently riven with turmoil, lies another country with similar socio-economic problems. Yet Jordan has so far managed to avoid mass protests against grievances that are every bit as legitimate as those of its neighbors. But that restraint may soon reach breaking point, for Jordanians have much to be angry about. … Continue reading “Despite Big Problems, Jordan Is the Quiet Man of the Middle East – But for How Much Longer?”

What Drives Jordan’s Protesters? This Time They Want Reforms, Not the Usual Reassurances By Suha Ma’ayeh - Jun 11, 2018

Jordan is at a crossroads, and the path it decides to take will have consequences for the region. For the first time since the Arab Spring protests, thousands of Jordanians from all walks of life have poured into the streets. In a rarity for the country, the protestors have not been led by political parties … Continue reading “What Drives Jordan’s Protesters? This Time They Want Reforms, Not the Usual Reassurances”