Cablegate Chronicles: The Jordanian King's Silence

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After a soccer match had to be halted amidst slurs directed at Jordan's queen's Palestinian heritage, the Jordanian king's muted reaction caused a stir.


FROM: AMMAN, JORDAN
TO: STATE DEPARTMENT
DATE: JULY 28, 2009
CLASSIFICATION: SECRET
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¶10. (S) The King's silence on the game and its political implications is deafening.

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