Please don’t listen to King Abdullah on, well, anything

This is rather depressing. Here’s Jordan’s King Abdullah talking to Jon Stewart’s Daily Show about how “moderate” he is and the “extremists” are upsetting the Middle East.

Yes, because running a US-backed police state completely makes you “moderate”. His country’s influence is decreasing, not least because he so slavishly follows US foreign policy in the region:

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c
King Abdullah II of Jordan
Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party
Text and images ©2024 Antony Loewenstein. All rights reserved.

Site by Common