Public Opinion, Terrorism and the Jordanian Security Sector

The Intelligence Services operate by nature in a discrete way and their perception by the public opinion continues to be marked by generalities. This study is the first of its kind in the region that aims to analyze the relations between the different branches of the Jordanian state, civil and military, based on a huge data base from public opinion polls and surveys conducted in Jordan from 2001 to 2007.

The views represented in this paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Arab Reform Initiative, its staff, or its board.