|2012 graduating class at Jordan Media Institute. |
Its founder, HRH Princess Rym Ali
addresses the audience [Image Source]
This Ongoing War..
11 January '15..
An announcement a few hours ago says Jordan's king and queen are going to attend a mass national rally in Paris on Sunday in tribute to the 17 victims of "a three-day Islamist killing spree". Agence France Press adds that
Some 45 foreign leaders and officials will be present at the historic march in the French capital, which is expected to attract around a million people under high security.
We understand how joining such august company has its attractions. But respectfully, we think HRH King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom could make a more meaningful contribution to the cause by staying home and taking steps well within his power on behalf of the victims of an earlier Islamist killing spree much closer to (his) home. Here's why.