Talk:General Intelligence Directorate (Jordan)

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I think a logo is needed.


Who can make a copy of the logo? Its at Eshcorp 17:23, 25 April 2006 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 22:16, 13 February 2008 (UTC)


The page reads as if it was written by the Jordanian Dairat al-Mukhabarat al-Ammah, which is possible. The most telling sentence is the following, which is part of the "Logo" section.

"The Ribbon: A ribbon written on it the holy verses "say the truth has prevailed," which means that we represent the truth, seek to implement it and fight the untrue. It also represents the base that the two swords and the two olive branches are settling on"

Please note the emphasis on we.

As a side note, holy verses should be Koranic verses, since their holiness is not an undisputed fact. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:03, 30 September 2009 (UTC)

Fingernail Factory[edit]

I worked in Jordan in the mid and late eighties and the Mukhabarat's headquarters in Amman had the common nickname of 'The Fingernail Factory', for obvious grim reasons. I think this should go in the article but can't find a good source, although a google search shows that apparently it is referred to as such in the Ridley Scott film Body of Lies. (talk) 12:36, 22 December 2009 (UTC)

added a section on its humanright record with references for the nail pulling 18:10, 27 October 2016 (UTC)~ — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk)

( that essay on are not "reputable" sources. The other sources are more than 10 years old and they are deliberately misrepresented by being displayed as if this is the current situation. Makeandtoss (talk) 09:07, 28 October 2016 (UTC)