A voice for the region

Evans, Sophie
July 2009
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/24/2009, Vol. 53 Issue 30, p31
The article reports on the move of King Abdullah II to push forward the Arab Peace Initiative in Jordan. It highlights the important role of King Abdullah in his communication with Western leaders for peace between the Arabs and Israelis in which U.S. President Barack Obama claimed that the king represents a modern approach to foreign policymaking in the Middle East. Moreover, it stresses that Jordan became a buffer state between Israel and the Arab world.


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