Jordan on the brink: Muslim Brothers mobilize for King Abdullah's overthrowQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood has given King Abdullah II notice that he has until October to bow to their demand to transform the Hashemite Kingdom into a constitutional monarchy or face Arab Spring street pressure for his abdication. For Israel, an upheaval in Jordan bodes the tightening of the Islamist noose around its borders -- Egypt and Libya to the south and Syria to the north, with unpredictable consequences with regard to Jordan's Palestinian population.|
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