the saudis have wanted to get rid of Jordan’s ruling family nearly forever. Many muslims still believe that Houssein and now Abdullah were/are the rightful heirs to mecca and directly related to mohammad. Saddam Houssein believed that and that is why he had to go. They brutally murdered King Houssein’s father and stole their birthright.
There’s support for the Hashemites in Saudi Arabia?
Who’d have guessed, I would have figured they’d be too moderate for the Wahabbis.
The Brits backed the wrong guys by letting Saud kick out the Hashemites. Imagine if Wahabbism was just some tiny sect of angry bedouins.