Reed, S.
December 1990
Foreign Affairs;Winter90/91, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p21
Explores how Jordan has carefully nurtured a reputation as the most consistently pro-Western Arab state. How it came as a shock when most Jordanians sided with President Saddam Hussein in the gulf crisis; Western leaders disturbed by King Hussein's reluctance to join forces against the Iraqi leader. Why King Hussein is exposing his kingdom to grave risks; Amman's ties with Baghdad; King Hussein's goals in the gulf crisis.


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