Looking back at the Middle East’s 2019: Surprises from Trump, Saudi power moves, protests and more

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Jenna Jordan, associate professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, was cited in The Washington Post article, "Looking back at the Middle East’s 2019: Surprises from Trump, Saudi power moves, protests and more."

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During an October raid by U.S. Special Operations forces in Syria, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi — one of the most wanted terrorists in the world — killed himself by setting off a suicide bomb. But what did the raid achieve? “The caliphate may be weakened,” wrote Jenna Jordan, “But Baghdadi created a highly resilient bureaucratic organizational structure capable of withstanding the loss of leaders.”

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Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP), Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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Policy, Social Sciences, and Liberal Arts
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Middle East, international security, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts; Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
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  • Created On: Jan 7, 2020 - 10:42am
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