April 18, 2011

Jordan Must Listen to People or Fall Like Egypt

Daily Star, Daily Star

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The regime in Amman may not have been paying attention.

Set in the transparently false eye-of-the-storm tranquility of the royal palace, Jordan’s ruling family could conceivably – if extreme benefit of the doubt is applied – have failed to notice the gravity of the maelstrom threatening to consume it. 

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