The head of a grassroots national defense advocacy organization
says the "Arab Spring" may unfortunately be coming to Jordan.
Jordan is the only remaining Arab country in the Middle East
with a stable peace treaty with Israel, and the only country that
remains a stable ally of the United States.
But during a recent interview on CNN, Jordan's foreign minister
insisted that the crowds gathered in the streets of Amman -- those
shouting "King Abdullah the second must go" -- consist of just a
few angry people and that the king is the consensus figure for the
country. He did admit that his country is concerned about the civil
war in Syria and is "watching the situation very, very
Brigitte Gabriel is founder and president of ACT! for
America and author of The New York Times bestseller,
They Must Be Stopped: Why We Must Defeat Radical Islam and How
We Can Do It. She says U.S. Special Operations troops are
stationed in the country for a reason.
"We were saying that we have them positioned in Jordan because
we are worried about what's happening in Syria, and we want to make
sure we are close so we can go in and protect whatever biological
bombs that the Assad regime might have," Gabriel notes.
"But the truth is that our Special Ops [personnel] are
positioned in Jordan to protect King Abdullah, because King
Abdullah right now has only two-percent approval in his country.
The majority of the people would vote the Muslim Brotherhood if
elections are held in Jordan today."
Gabriel believes Jordan could be the next "chip" to fall in the