At Least People Are Allowed to Speak in Jordan: Democracy in the Kingdom

by Martin Peretz | December 5, 2011

Here is a televised debate about Syria on Jordanian television. People are allowed to say anything they want. And they do. The first inklings of real democracy in the kingdom.

And who’s to blame for what’s going on in Syria? The Israelis, of course. Watch this, too.

Martin Peretz is editor-in-chief emeritus of The New Republic.

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