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A long-simmering royal family feud is publicly boiling over in Jordan


Palace intrigue is shaking one of the Middle East’s most historically-stable monarchies. Jordan’s King Abdullah is challenged by the former crown prince, his half-brother, Prince Hamzah. As Nick Schifrin tells us, there are long-simmering reasons for the family feud. Dr. Bessma Momani, professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, joins us to discuss the confrontation.

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