Jordan on Townhall

Cliff May - Thu Mar 28

Meeting with King Abdullah II in Jordan last Friday, President Obama was gracious enough to mention the monarch’s great-grandfather, King Abdullah I, who “gave his life in the name of peace.” To Western ears, that sounded like a tribute. To Arab and Muslim ears, it may have sounded like a warning. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Wed Mar 27

The State Department denied multiple reports of U.S. Special Forces and other military groups training the Syrian Opposition Coalition in Jordan on Tuesday saying that the only training they have given to Syrians has been "non-lethal." State Department Deputy Spokesman Patrick Ventrell said that the United States has only given "food" and "medical training" to the Syrian Coalition and only supports "non-lethal" training. ... more