Today's news headlines are leading with the king's London visit and related speeches and comments.
From Ro'ya News:
جلالة الملك من لندن يؤكد أن الأردن يقود عملية إصلاحية رائدة ومؤسسية ومدروسة تشكل نموذجا في الشرق الأوسط في ضوء التحولات السياسية التي تشهدها المنطقة
I do not believe this to be accurate as our reality on the ground. In fact, I believe it is far from.
What HMK is saying is a possibility to live…Continue
Added by Nadine Toukan on June 16, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
Individuals can read Prince El Hassan's talk from last night through two lenses. In my opinion, one denies us sincere reflection and sends us into a downward spiral of myopic bitterness and suspicion because it's easy, and we have not nurtured an alternative narrative. Nothing new, and not surprisingly, spreading like wildfire this morning. The other allows us to think…Continue
Fact: 18 year old burns picture of King Abdullah in Madaba.
Observation: everything else after that is a national cry for help.
The way I see it, 2011 was the beginning of a five to six year phase for Jordan to get to know itself, as individuals, as a people, as a nation. A journey that is tough and challenging, and vital.
The commentary and…Continue