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Jordan’s detention of ‘coup plotters’ is really a crackdown on dissent

Annelle Sheline

Jordan’s detention of ‘coup plotters’ is really a crackdown on dissent.

In an op-ed for Responsible Statecraft, nonresident fellow Annelle Sheline analyzes the situation in Jordan following the arrest of several prominent figures, two with close ties to the royal family, and the house arrest of former Crown Prince Hamzah.