Jordan - Case Study of a Pivotal State

Published by  
the Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Paperback , 123 pages , $20
ISBN: 
0-944029-37-X
Year: 
2000


Jordan is the geopolitical pivot of the Arab world.  Political winds and demographic changes cause it to tip – but, so far, not to overturn.  Asher Susser analyzes Jordan’s relations with the Arab world, the Gulf states, the West, and Israel, from Jordan’s creation in 1921 under Abdallah I throught he reign and death of King Hussein and the transition to his son, Abdallah II.

 

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