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Jordan the quiet man of the Middle East – for now

Between Iraq and Lebanon, both currently riven with turmoil, lies another country with similar socio-economic problems. Yet Jordan has so far managed to avoid mass protests against grievances that are every bit as legitimate as those of its neighbors. But that restraint may soon reach breaking point, for Jordanians have much to be angry about. […]