NIGHTWATCH: Fall of Jordan Impact on Israel?

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Jordan: Update. Anti-government protests occurred for four days last week and might still be taking place. However no mainstream news services have provided recent update reports on anti-government ferment in Jordan.

Comment: The Gaza story has more glamor than Jordan, but threats to the Hashemite monarchy are far more significant for the stability of the Middle East than the Gaza fighting.

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Phi Beta Iota:  The three dictatorships that surrounded Israel and provided stability for Israel despite the cost to their own populations, are in turmoil.  Egypt is no longer stable; Syria may re-stabilize but is at risk; Jordan is increasingly at risk.  It is Israel’s tragedy that it is an invented state; that it has chosen to be genocidal toward the Palestinian people whose land it has taken over; and that it has relied on its stability and survival on three dictators.  This is not a sustainable proposition.