The World: Time to Take a Gamble

Jordan's King Hussein, 41, has an unforgiving memory. Interviewed by TIME Correspondent Wilton Wynn last week in Amman's Raghadan Palace, Hussein was smiling and relaxed through most of their conversation. His mood darkened only once, when talk turned to the possibility of Palestinian guerrillas ever again operating from Jordan against Israel. Those activities prompted Hussein to expel the fedayeen from his country in 1970, and he has no intention, he told Wynn grimly, of opening his doors to them again. On the other hand, he argued that a Palestinian delegation should participate in...

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