Jordan: Fugitive from Bullets


Though it is separated from Yemen by 1,000 miles of barren desert, Jordan has a major stake in the seesawing war. "Nasser is out to destroy everything." says King Hussein, 27—and Hussein ought to know: almost from the moment he was proclaimed King in 1952, assassins incited by Nasser propaganda have been gunning for him. In the decade since, Hussein has struggled manfully to develop his little land; today he happily supplies Yemen's royalists with money and munitions to stave off a Nasser victory that might sweep away the fruits...

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