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We need to hear about, and read, this book.
This book by Jordan's King Abdullah provides valuable insight into the thinking of one of the Middle East's most progressive and moderate leaders.
King Abdullah presents a good picture of his father's King Hussein, reign, as well as of his childhood and schoolboy years.
This insider's view allows Americans, Israelis, and Arabs to examine their own understandings and prejudices criticality. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brent
overly selective, distortions and omissions serve to caress his image and manipulate the ignorantPublished 3 months ago by sharon
too many important omissions, not enough on Syria's power over Lebanon, internal Muslim divisions, Saudi Arabia's role, Jordan and the Palestinians... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Tom Harrington
There are always two sides to every conflict. I very much enjoyed the history lesson from the Arab point of view. Read morePublished 5 months ago by G. McGowan
King Abdullah gives a fresh perspective to the Western mind to the Israel and Palistinean conflict that has been built through living history of generations of us wools striving... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sam Motes
For the most point it appears mostly balanced. The historical perspective on the current struggles was helpful. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mary Ellen Bruno Pankratz
It is a excellent book to get a fair idea of the history of Palestine and Jordan and its consequence to the whole world. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Juan C.
As a moderate leader in a radical part of the world, it's refreshing to hear his take on the events occurring in the Middle East. Read morePublished 6 months ago by richard ware
King Abdullah II is a king that cares for his people and the people in the middle east. Sometimes he takes an unpopular stand. This is a book to read now not next year. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Elizabeth W. Thompson