Abdullah II, King of Jordan, 1962 . One of the best weapons against violent extremists is to undercut their rallying cries.
Abdullah II, King of Jordan, 1962-. Our last best chance : the pursuit of peace in a time of peril, King Abdullah II. p. cm. Includes index. eISBN : 978-1-101-19013-5. Achieving a just and lasting peace is one of our most powerful tools against extremism. It won’t stop every fanatic, but it will radically transform the playing field.
His Majesty King Abdullah II, the eldest son of King Hussein and forty-third generation direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, became King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in 1999. Before that, he served as Major General and Commander of Special Forces in the Jordanian army. He is married to Queen Rania, with whom he has four children. He lives in Amman, Jordan.
Our Last Best Chance book The author, King Abdullah II comes across as a man I would sincerely like and identify with on a personal level
Our Last Best Chance book. I have just finished reading 'OUR LAST BEST CHANCE The Pursuit of Peace in a Time of Peril' by King Abdullah II of Jordan. Without doubt it is the best non fiction book I've read in a decade. The author, King Abdullah II comes across as a man I would sincerely like and identify with on a personal level.
February 25 2011, 12:01am, The Times. In the Middle East, four months can be an eternity
February 25 2011, 12:01am, The Times. King Abdullah II of Jordan and his wife Queen Rania of JordanSalah Malkawi, Getty Images. In the Middle East, four months can be an eternity. This book went to press in October last year, when the preoccupation in the area was whether the faltering Israeli/Palestinian talks would result in any progress being made. The talks failed, not least, as King Abdullah claims, because of the determination of the Netanyahu Government in Israel to continue its provocative building of new residential settlements on Palestinian land in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
Xxi, 346 . of plates : 24 cm. The eldest son of Jordan's King Hussein, the author had not expected to ascend to the throne; his father's brother had long been crown prince. But he was chosen by the king on his deathbed
Xxi, 346 . But he was chosen by the king on his deathbed. Both a memoir and a frank discussion of how to solve problems in the Middle East.
King Abdullah II is a respectable, impressive, strong character. Even though I lived through these times I realize that we only get part of the picture from our media in the USA (NPR does a pretty good jo. This book is extremely interesting. I initially purchased the book to better understand his philosophy on international relations. However, the book is more a focus on King Abdullah II himself, his background, and why he does what he does. The title is a bit of a misnomer. I believe King Abdullah II to be a man of integrity and wisdom. I recommend it to anyone who cares about harmony in the world.
King Abdullah Ii, King Abdullah. I was almost fifteen when I accompanied my father on Umra (the lesser pilgrimage, which, unlike Hajj, can be made at any time of the year). I was almost fifteen when I accompanied my father on Umra (the lesser pilgrimage, which, unlike Hajj, can be made at any time of the year) f Islam. There were well over a million pilgrims that year, each clothed only in a white sheet tied around the waist with a piece of rope. I felt an amazing sense of community and brotherhood as I stood with these pilgrims gathered from all over the globe, all dressed alike, signifying our equality before God.
King Abdullah does so now because he believes we face a moment of truth: a last chance for peace in the Middle East. The prize is enormous, the cost of failure unimaginable. His Majesty King Abdullah II, the eldest son of King Hussein and forty-third generation direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, became King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in 1999.
King Abdullah II is the 41st generation direct descendant of Prophet Mohammad . In addition to military service, the King served as regent several times in the absence of His Majesty King Hussein, may his soul rest in peace.
King Abdullah II is the 41st generation direct descendant of Prophet Mohammad, peace and blessings be upon him. The eldest son of King Hussein Bin Talal and Princess Muna Al Hussein, His Majesty was born in Amman on 30 January 1962. King Abdullah II has four brothers and six sisters. On 29 January 1999, His Royal Highness Prince Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein was appointed Crown Prince by Royal Decree.