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Jordan Nabs al Qaeda Assassins

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by Sierra Mike, Dec 14, 2002.

  1. Sierra Mike

    Sierra Mike The Dude Abides Staff Member

    AMMAN, Jordan, Dec. 14 Police have arrested two members of al-Qaida for the killing of an American diplomat in October, the information minister said Saturday.

    Read all about it at: Welcome to Our Comfortable Jordanian Prison System!

    Here's hope the Jordanians aren't as kind and gentle with their prisoners as, say, the US.

  2. claire

    claire Registered User

    Let's hope that they won't"disseappear" or "escape"
  3. Sierra Mike

    Sierra Mike The Dude Abides Staff Member

    Well, that's always the risk in that part of the world...a lot of palms to grease, a lot of influences we in the West don't have to bow down to.

    Of course, if they did escape or were otherwise repatriated, then the US, at the very least, can bring substantial pressure on Jordan, if it wishes to. Jordan receives a pretty hefty amount of foreign aid from the US. It doesn't get that aid for free.


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