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Feb 29 2008

An authentic Arab leader

Published by under Articles,Jordan


By Daoud Kuttab
Guest Columnist
Published: Friday, February 29th, 2008
The Wilson School has done well by inviting Jordan’s King Abdullah II to speak about the Middle East. At a time when there are so many pundits trying to tell us what Arabs think, this is a rare opportunity for the Princeton community to hear an authentic Arab voice.
The occasion of the King’s visit reminds me of a day in the summer of 2000 when I had a chance to ask King Abdullah II a question. I was participating in a media conference organized by the International Press Institute, and we were invited to the Royal Court for an audience with the young monarch.
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