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As Palestinians press their plan for a U.N. vote on statehood, stakes grow even higher

Even the secretary-general of the Arab League has urged caution. But with Israelis building settlements and militants firing rockets, the two sides are careening toward a crisis.


Don’t expect sweeping reforms in Jordan, former ambassador cautions

Despite public protests and recent promises of reform from Jordan’s king, a ‘massive shift’ is unlikely there, says the former U.S. ambassador.

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