Users Online Now:
GLP Poker Rooms
Donate To GLP
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
REPLY TO THREAD
Jordan Protests - Game Changer - Moslem Brotherhood TRYING TO SAVE Jordan's King?
Ms Sans Serif
In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 50% of the source material, provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article.
[quote:Anonymous Coward 23406708:MV8yMDUwMzA4XzM0NTY0OTA2XzExOEZBQjk4] Government Left With Few Options But Likely to Fight ...By insisting that last week’s controversial lifting of fuel subsidies was necessary to avert a financial crisis, PM Ensour placed the country into a “no-win” standoff with critics of the decision. “If the government insists on its decision, the protests in the streets will only continue and protesters’ demands will become greater,” ... “If the government backs down over fuel prices, it will have essentially surrendered its economic policies to the street,” ... Short of reversing its decision, analysts say the government should embark on a series of emergency “confidence-building measures” to defuse anger in the streets and regain public trust... One of the alternative measures available to officials is to accelerate efforts to tackle corruption, which citizens’ widely view as one of the main causes behind the country’s current economic woes... ...another alternative option . . . is a series of “in-house” austerity measures, such as cutting back the pensions and salaries of current and former ministers and officials, to send a message to the public that the government too is tightening its belt... With the government torn between economic realities and rising street anger, analysts say the government can solve the country’s various political and economic woes by issuing one simple declaration: a state of emergency... http://jordantimes.com/article/govt-left-with-few-options-but-likely-to-fight [/quote]
GOTO PAGE 4 FOR HOW MOSLEM BROTHERHOOD-LED EGYPT IS TRYING TO SAVE JORDAN'S KING - BOTTOM OF PAGE (POST 27 ON PAGE)
Rena Netjes (@RenaNetjes)
11/13/12, 5:35 PM
Is it Egypt that helped spark tonight's demo's in Jordan? Cutting of Egyptian gas cost the Jordanian govt 2 bln USD #ONtv
Protests break out in Jordan, mention king by name
As of this writing, protesters are amassing in Amman, the capital, in a demonstration that was initially sparked by cuts to fuel subsidies but have come to more directly address the country’s governing system, including King Abdullah himself.
Local media report protests in several other Jordanian cities. Demonstrations in the country’s south have “become commonplace over the past year,” George Washington University Professor Marc Lynch said, pointing to this article on “tribal dissent” in the kingdom.
link to www.washingtonpost.com
Pictures (click to insert)
Big Round Smilies
Aliens and Space
Friendship & Love
Misc Small Smilies
View All Categories
Next Page >>
Are You On A Government Watchlist?
U.K. Supermarket To Run On Electricity Made From Its Own Rotting Food
MERS Virus May Be Able To Spread Through The Air
Smart Seatbelts Detect Drowsy Drivers
The Fight Against Fake Birth Control
The Moon Could Be Littered With Fossils From Earth
The Islamic Confederacy is Forming
Massive dust storm moves through Arizona
Northern California neighborhoods inundated by rattlesnakes due to drought
North Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House
How ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Deceives the Public and Why It’s Dangerous
Ebola can spread like ‘Forest Fire,’ US warns
This Mysterious Signal ‘Could Not Be Explained By Known Physics,’ Astronomers Say
Now two NEW large holes appear in Siberia
U.S. Congress Banned from Editing Wikipedia After Staff Caught Trolling
Big Pharma’s Latest Trick: Testing Meds on Homeless People
Pesticide linked to three generations of disease: Methoxychlor causes epigenetic changes
EFF Asks Court To Declare NSA's 'Internet Backbone' Collections Unconstitutional
Court: Doctors can't ask about gun ownership
Satanists want to use Hobby Lobby decision to exempt women from anti-abortion laws
NASA Confirms New Human Abilities Gained Through Sungazing at Dusk and Dawn
World's biggest gold storage company dumps US citizens
Russia Threatens McExit For McDonalds
Nevada Power raises rate hike request 80 percent
Obama Is Filling DHS with Amnesty Revolutionaries Backed by Soros
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd.
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2014 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.005s (5 queries)