Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Jordan protest threatens to emulate embassy storming

Facebook page calls Jordanians to attend 'million-man rally' outside Israeli embassy in Amman on Thursday; organizers announce masses will attempt to break through building, take down Israeli flag

Could Saturday's violent events at the Israeli embassy in Cairo repeat themselves, this time in Jordan? Jordanians are planning a "million-man protest" near the Israeli embassy in Amman to take place on Thursday, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Monday.
Organizers have already announced that the protesters will try to break through the fortified embassy building and take down the Israeli flag.
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  1. Attacking embassies is illegal under international law. It also greatly harms to local economy by driving international investors and international business people and even domestic business people away. [By increasing business risk premiums.]

    Peaceful protestors who love Palestine and Israel and cry for justice help the Palestinian cause. Ruffians who illegally attack embassies [and as a result fuel anti Palestinian sentiment in China, Japan, Brazil, India and other countries that Palestine needs to cultivate to gain leverage with respect to Israel.]

    The real problem is insufficient leverage to pressure the Israelis to agree to a just solution. Attacking embassies reduces leverage.

  2. CIA bulletin no. [redacted]. To be disseminated by low-level employees.

  3. I can't disagree with this observation.