The Hashemites are one of the few reliable Arab elites in the whole Middle East.
If they controlled Saudi Arabia instead of the Saudis, then Wahabbism probably wouldn’t be the threat it is today.
Fox News - Nov.18, 2005
Still, the Jordanian-born al-Zarqawi made clear he was not about to stop the bloodshed, warning he will attack more tourist sites in Jordan and threatening to behead King Abdullah II.
He said he was targeting Jordan because it is serving as a "protector" for Israel, helps the U.S. military in Iraq and has become a "swamp of obscenity," with alcohol and prostitution in its tourist sites.
"Your star is fading. You will not escape your fate, you descendant of traitors. We will be able to reach your head and chop it off," al-Zarqawi said, referring to the king.
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