Nicholas Seeley

Bio: 

Nicholas Seeley is a freelance writer based in Amman.


Articles by this Author
The Politics of Aid to Iraqi Refugees in Jordan

The school in Dahiyat Amir Hasan in East Amman is only half-finished, but even through the rubble and the clouds of concrete dust it is clear that the education there will be very different than in Jordan’s other government-run schools. The...

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The Jordanian State Buys Itself Time

For months prior to Jordan’s parliamentary elections, concluded on January 23, both the state apparatus and the opposition had been building up the contests as a moment of truth. The state presented the polls as a critical juncture in the...

The Battle Over Nuclear Jordan

Jordan is facing a power crisis. Resource-poor, the small desert kingdom imports 96.6 percent of its energy, according to government statistics, at a cost equivalent to 20 percent of gross domestic product in 2011 and 2012. More than a quarter of...

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