Crime and Punishment in Jordan

In Foreign Affairs, AHS speaker David Schenker discusses the killing of Moath al-Kasasbeh and the future of the war against ISIS:

"Some secular Jordanians worried that the kingdom’s role in the air war would provoke ISIS retaliation. Still others—such as the prominent columnist Lamis Andoni—contended that Jordan had been blackmailed by the United States, the kingdom’s leading donor, into participating. The campaign, she wrote on December 30, represented a “complete subordination to Washington’s policies and wishes.”