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Hussein and Abdullah : inside the Jordanian royal family

Author: Randa Habib; Miranda Tell
Publisher: London : Saqi Books, 2010.
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As King Abdullah of Jordan positions himself as peace broker in the Middle East alongside the United States in the hopes of ending sixty years of conflict, Amman-based journalist, Randa Habib reveals both the inner workings of the Jordanian royal court and the country's relationship with the outside world. The first journalist to interview King Abdullah when he ascended the throne, Habib also broke the story that it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Hussein, King of Jordan; Abdullah, King of Jordan; Abdullah, King of Jordan; Hussein, King of Jordan; König II ) Husain (Jordanien; König II ) Abdallah (Jordanien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randa Habib; Miranda Tell
ISBN: 0863566847 9780863566844
OCLC Number: 435740655
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Buried hopes --
A handshake --
Israel --
a neighbour for life --
Palestine --
the crossroads of destiny --
Syria --
an armed friendship --
The art of making enemies --
The succession --
THe end of an era --
A new era --
A challenging future.
Other Titles: Hussein, père et fils.
Responsibility: Randa Habib ; [English translation by Miranda Tell.].

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Drawing on twenty-five years of unprecedented access to the late King Hussein, the author paints a personal picture of Hussein in his relations with Saddam Hussein, Hafez al-Assad and Itzak Rabin,  Read more...

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