In meetings with foreign delegates, which are becoming far too many by the way, I am usually asked about my analysis of the economic situation…Continue
Added by Yusuf Mansur on May 31, 2011 at 7:23am — No Comments
Few would recall that Jordan applied for membership in the GCC (comprising Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar) in 1988 and…Continue
Overall, the suggestions are acceptable, and while some require refinement, a few of these suggestions should be studied further. I only address here a couple of these since the recommendations were…Continue
Added by Yusuf Mansur on May 17, 2011 at 8:20am — No Comments
The Spring Before or After Winter?
By Yusuf Mansur
The pan-Arab euphoria that swept through with the uprising in Tunisia and Egypt seems to be short lived; as other Arab rulers showed a different reaction to uprisings, long drawn bloody confrontations. Indeed, a thunderous, bloody winter has followed the spring of the Arab world. Advocates of the status quo, armed by the seemingly logical preference of security-stability-autocracy over mayhem- unrest-democracy seem to be…Continue
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Added by Yusuf Mansur on May 11, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments
The journalist who wrote the article and the official quoted, using a faulty analysis, caused an unnecessary worry about the dinar.
The dinar is extremely…Continue
يبني المقال المذكور تحليلاته على تخوف من خبر تم تسريبه من مسؤول حكومي وهو أن الحكومة بصدد رفع أسعار المشتقات النفطية، والواضح أن هدف من سرب الخبر تفنيد توجه الحكومة الى رفع أسعار المشتقات النفطية، لينطلق منه الكاتب في تحليل خال من الأرقام، ومبني على مبادئ تعارض أسس التحليل…Continue
Added by Yusuf Mansur on May 5, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Here are the four challenges that need to be…Continue