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The Jordanian Option: How Viable?

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Submitted by Renee Bouvier (United States), Jan 15, 2009 at 14:14

Considering what ultimately happened in September 1970 (the infamous "Black September"), where the Palestinians of Fateh (PLO) set up a state within a state, forcing King Hussein to kick out these Fateh instigators (killing as many as 10,000 Palestinians, including civilians), how viable is the Jordanian option?

And considering what happened in Lebanon, where there existed another state within a state configuration and catastrophe, what is the likelihood of the Egyptians wanting to rule over the Palestinian people, especially considering their history of instigating trouble no matter who rules over them?

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