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JSPES, Vol. 46, No. 3-4 (Fall-Winter 2021)
pp. 225-243

The Impact of Political and Security Changes in the Arab Region on Jordanian Foreign Policy: 2011-2020

Atallah S. Al Sarhan
Khaled M. Al Zoubi
The Hashemite University, Jordan

Jordanís economy is problematic for its foreign policy. To ensure security in a turbulent region, domestic interests must be sacrificed. Thus, small countries align and seek alliances with more powerful countries. This study concludes that Jordanís foreign policy lacks consistency and clear strategic objectives, other than its own survival, in dealing with regional crises.