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Insurgencies shape ME rotary procurement

1st September 2016 - 15:00 GMT | by Helen Haxell in London


Jordan’s geographical positioning in the Middle East is likely to be heavily influencing its military procurements in recent years. The country’s neighbouring borders are Iraq and Syria, and the movement of Daesh forces have been a prominent force in the region.

Daesh’s strength on the ground in Syria is being checked by a US-led coalition against the group, including the military efforts of the Jordanian and Iraqi forces respectively.

Douglas Barrie, senior fellow for military aerospace at IISS, commented to Shephard: ‘It’s inevitable when countries look at the activities of Daesh, that they will in the short term at

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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