Jordan and Israel have a long-standing peace treaty, but that doesn’t make them friends. That was on full display on Friday as Jordan’s King tried to mend ties with nearly every nation in the Middle East, even Iran, but only leveled a one-sided and unfair critique of Israel.
The Jordanian Petra News Agency quoted King Abdullah II as saying he doesn’t perceive any “negative impact” of the Iranian nuclear deal, despite the fact that an Iranian terror suspect was caught in Jordan just weeks ago. The threat that Iranian-funded terror could increase as sanctions come off Iran in the nuclear deal is a risk Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned against time and again. In fact, the same day King Abdullah was shrugging off concerns, Netanyahu was voicing them to Russia’s President. … Continue Reading