Books: King Hussein

This book review published today in the New York Times, takes a close look at the life of King Hussein through two biographies, Lion of Jordan and  King Hussein of Jordan, a Political Life.

King Hussein of Jordan (1935-99)was the great survivor of Middle East politics. For almost half a century until his death in 1999 he balanced delicately between the Arab world, Israel and the United States. There were few important events in the region in which he did not play a role…


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