Jordan is an Arab kingdom in the Middle East that has few natural resources and economic fortunes has been undermined by regional instability. The government’s non confrontational line in foreign relations is often at odds withe the more militant approach of local Palestinian and Islamist groups.
Ballistic Missile Defense Capabilities in Jordan
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In April 2013, the US moved two Patriot missile batteries from Qatar and Kuwait to the Jordan-Syrian border.