the Ultimate Guarantor of Jordan's Security

(i24News) Yossi Melman - The growing Islamist threat to its stability and integrity are a source of concern for not only the Hashemite House of Jordan and its elites but also for Israel, the U.S. and the UK. Jordan has always been a loyal ally of the British and the Americans, and even more so since 9/11 and the war on global terrorism. Israel, directly or indirectly via the U.S. and the UK is, de facto, the ultimate guarantor of Jordanian sovereignty. Israeli intelligence has played a major role in protecting the Hashemite rulers from terrorist plots throughout the years. The earthquake in Iraq is sending shock waves to the desert kingdom.

2014-07-08 00:00:00

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