March 18, 2010
Why We Can’t Write This Story
It was supposed to have been an exercise in cross-cultural reporting; to find a story that would cut across borders and highlight the common humanity shared by all nations and peoples.
As a Jordanian and an Israeli, we felt we were a logical pairing. There is no country geographically closer to Israel than Jordan and, of course, both have been part of a regional conflict that has raged for so long we felt there would be many areas of potential cooperation we could highlight.
Read the full story at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ruth-eglash/why-we-cant-write-this-st_b_503974.html