Saturday, September 25, 2010

King Abdullah II of Jordan

King Abdullah II of Jordan was on the Daily Show. And it was nice to hear a moderate voice talking about the opportunities and the pitfalls ahead for the Middle East. I couldn't find a link to the interview only, so you'll have to scroll a bit. Sorry about that.

And the rest of the interview is here:

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Exclusive - King Abdullah II of Jordan Extended Interview
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I found very interesting his observation that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is really at the center of their politics and concerns right now. And it is giving power to a lot of baddies. Also, his concern that the lack of stability is preventing the governments to create opportunities for a lot of well-educated young men and women who just want a normal life.

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