A Brief Visual History of Jordan in 134 Seconds

A whirlwind overview of 90,000 years in the region from NowThis News 

90,000 years of history in a 134-second video? NowThis News, the social and mobile video news network, does it here, highlighting a few pivotal points in the nation's evolution. It's an ambitious montage with a suitably modest conclusion: "the future of Jordan is still uncertain, and in that way -- and that way alone -- nothing ever changes."

Don't miss Jeffrey Goldberg's profile of King Abdullah II, "The Modern King in the Arab Spring." 

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