Middle East: His Majesty Is Not Pleased

From King Hussein, an election-year setback for U.S. policy

If there was any doubt about the magnitude of the Reagan Administration's recent diplomatic failures in the Middle East, it has now been dispelled by one of Washington's best Arab friends, King Hussein of Jordan. The Administration had been hoping that despite the collapse of its policy in Lebanon, the U.S. might be able to encourage a round of peace negotiations between Israel and such moderate Arab states as Jordan and Egypt, and perhaps the wing of the Palestine Liberation Organization led by...

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