Jordan: “Our treaty with Israel keeps us safe”

Jordanian blogger Farah Nimri writes a post entitled “Why I’m Against Annuling the Treaty With Israel“.

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  • This is the worst argument that could possibly be made in support of continuing diplomatic relations between Jordan and Israel at this time. To tell those that demand help from one’s government by a certain form of action, that one would rather see his/her government not oblige because one is afraid of what suffering that might cause to him/her is the worst thing that one can say.

    Farah could have simply said that cutting diplomatic relations would not help the situation in Gaza a bit because it wouldn’t result in any less missiles landing in the city and around it, and that on the contrary, it would lead to more suffering because it would jeopardize the movement of aid from Jordan into the Gaza strip (which of course has to go through land controlled by Israel).

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