Relations Cannot Be Normal

King Hussein had spent the day on military exercises and still wore dark green battle fatigues and a side arm in a holster when he received Time Inc. Editor in Chief Henry Grunwald, TIME Managing Editor Ray Cave and Chief of Correspondents Richard Duncan in Amman last week. Excerpts from the conversation:

On U.S. policy. It is not a question of President Reagan, whom I respect very much. I believe he is committed to peace. But the whole scene in Washington has changed so much. The influence of Israel on the Congress is tremendous. I don't know how this serves U.S. national...

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