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Islam in Jordan: King Abdullah II

The Atlantic recently ran an extensive feature on King Abdullah II of Jordan. Amid the social and political transformations reshaping the Middle East, can Jordan’s Abdullah II, the region’s most pro-American Arab leader, liberalize his kingdom, modernize its economy, and save the country from capture by Islamist radicals? The story is lengthy but insightful. It offers a positive look into King Abdullah’s world and family history (he is a direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad) as well as his perspective on how he and his country are currently situated in the Arab World. Read the full story here. The feature includes: King…

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