Arab Spring knocking at Jordans door

Amanpour - Blogs - 05 December 2012 - From Samuel Burke

The Arab Spring has spared Jordan’s monarchy, but the foreign minister says it cannot be ignored. "The Arab Spring has affected Jordan - a gentle breeze, as I keep saying, as opposed to the turbulent winds we saw in other countries,” Nasser Judeh told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour Tuesday.

Small outbursts in Jordan have turned into increasingly large protests. Islamists have taken to the street, along side ordinary people who are protesting increasing utility costs, corruption and a lack of reforms. (continue reading...)