After half a century as ruler of Jordan, King Hussein is battling cancer. Recently, in an unexpected move, King Hussein removed his brother Hassan from the line of succession and installed his oldest son as Crown Prince. A panel talks about Jordan’s role in regional politics, and how that role could change with a new monarch.


  • Hisham Melhem Washington bureau chief for Al-Arabiya TV, and Washington correspondent for "An-Nahar"
  • Peter Gubser American Near East Refugee Aid
  • Nora Boustany Washington Post Diplomatic Dispatches columnist


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