Tag: Jordan

World Currencies – MAP

World Currencies – MAP

World Currencies The value of currency differs across the world and often change over time. The currency exchange rate converts the value of one form of currency into another. Knowledge of this rate is especially useful when traveling to different […]

Jordan: Next Target for ISIS?

Jordan: Next Target for ISIS?

Summary The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, buoyed by its recent successes in Iraq, wants to expand its regional reach. Reports that Iraq has withdrawn forces from western towns close to its 180-kilometer (110-mile) border with Jordan have […]

Israel Faces New Arms in W. Bank Fueled by Iran, Syria

There are growing indications that Iran, Syria and their local proxies may be attempting to build up militant capabilities in the West Bank to eventually threaten Israel. Physically transferring weapons into Fatah-controlled West Bank will remain a key challenge, as […]