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    • James
    • 07.07.10 | 18:54 (IDT)

    Disappointed in America and Israel's response. Jordan has always been moderate power in middle east and relations with Israel even before 1994 peace treaty. Israel even saved Jordan from Syria in 1970. Jordan also warned Israel of Syria and Egyptian attack before 1973 Yom Kippur war. Jordan also probably most progressive Arab country especially compared to countries like Syria and Saudi Arabia. Also it's wrong to compare Jordan and Iran for several reasons. Jordan is not threatening genocide on Israel. They also haven't been hiding their nuclear program for decades. They also don't support terrorist groups like Hamas and Hezbollah. Their country unlike Iran has no natural gas and oil. Their leaders aren't trying to bring Mahdi back through destruction. It would be in America and Israel's interest not block Jordan from developing nuclear energy.

    from the article: Who's afraid of the Jordanian atom?
    First published 01:42 07.07.10 | Last updated 01:42 07.07.10
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