King Abdallah: In His Father's Footsteps?
Abstract: 

 

This report explores changes in Jordan in the post-Hussein era. A review of developments in the first year of King Abdallah's role shows an acceleration in steps to incorporate the country into the global market, an eagerness to become part of a regional "Pax Americana", and an erosion of the democratization process of the early 1990s.

 

Lamis Andoni is an analyst of Middle East affairs who writes for Middle East International.

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