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Posted by Procopius2k 2012-04-12 10:43||
#4 Here is a hint: if you find your stuff out on the lawn (or on the other side of the Jordan River), it's over.
Posted by SteveS 2012-04-12 11:06||
#5 How's this for irony - I'm at the Dead Sea right now and I can see the West Bank right now. My driver was born in Palestine but his folks came to Jordan in 1967. They assimilated and are Jordanian citizens now. My guy says the king is very well liked and is trying to make reforms. He also said, in his opinion, the MB and other radicals are not a factor here.
Posted by Bangkok Billy 2012-04-12 11:40||
#6 Jordan should absorb the West Bank and the Holy Sites within to make them relevant. They can manage the Palestinians by controlling media access and preachers. The Pals can be divorced from their death cult. Won't be easy but its better than having a rabid dog on your border.
If I were Jordan I'd wait until after the Iranian/Israel crisis is resolved. Perhaps letting Israel know that the option might be on the table in the aftermath.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-04-12 12:27||
#7 He really is a decent King. The security apparatus is excellent and he really does care about his Country.
Posted by newc 2012-04-12 15:24||