Ed Driscoll

US DIPLOMAT KILLED IN JORDAN.

US DIPLOMAT KILLED IN JORDAN. Laurence Foley received eight bullets in “the head, chest and abdomen”, according to this AP report, which adds:

While Jordan is officially allied with the United States, anti-American sentiment has been rising with public opposition to a threatened U.S. attack on Iraq, Jordan’s eastern neighbor and primary trading partner. The kingdom’s 1994 peace treaty with Israel also has made it a target for Muslim militants and terrorist groups.