Archives

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Syrian Conflict Transforms Regulation in Jordan For Jordanian forces, the careful monitoring of shared borders remains a necessary externality resulting from the Syrian civil war, writes Nikita Malik for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.  The main threat of manning the 370-kilometer Jordanian-Syrian border lies in identifying suspected jihadist sympathizers and terrorists. Jordan’s lower house of […]

Read More

Council on Foreign Relations

Nikita Malik was cited in the CFR’s Global Conflict Tracker, an interactive guide to U.S. conflict prevention priorities in 2014. Political instability in Jordan, caused by the spillover effect of the Syrian civil war, was predicted by the Centre of Preventative Action as being highly likely to occur in 2014. This conflict was perceived as having a […]

Read More

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Syria’s Spillover Effect on Jordan Nikita Malik writes for the Carnegie Endowment on smugglers, refugees, tribes & Islamism. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a foreign-policy think tank with centers in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Beirut, Beijing, and Brussels. In January 2013, the Jordanian armed forces prevented a smuggling attempt across the Syrian border, claiming that they had stopped […]

Read More

The Cost of Syrian Refugees

How Syrian refugees are impacting Jordan’s domestic balance of power, by Nikita Malik on Sada. Sada is an online journal rooted in the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The journal seeks to foster and enrich debate about key political, economic, and social issues in the Arab world and provides a venue for new and established voices […]

Read More