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A Royal Concern

The smooth transition of power from Jordan's King Hussein to his 37-year-old son, Prince Abdullah, can not be taken for granted

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At the height of the Yom Kippur War, when Israel was rushing all available combat troops to the Syrian and Egyptian fronts, an Israeli official was asked who was defending the eastern border. "King Hussein," he replied, "as usual."

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