Global Politics

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PL SC 014 Friday, February 5th, 1999 Announcements: Map quiz is next week includes: Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East (excluding Turkey), Indonesia, and all of Asia. You do not need to know how to spell the countries because they will be written on the board and you just have to fill in the countries on a blank map. There will be 15 countries on the test. Lecture notes: I. Jordan A. King Hussein is gravely ill with cancer. 1. He has been in power since 1952. 2. He has been receiving treatment at the Mayo clinic for the past 6 months. 3. He recently had a bone marrow transplant, which was unsuccessful. B. Jordan is 70% Palenstian, and is the buffer state in the Middle East C. On his trip to Jordan before his bone marrow transplant, King Hussein changed his successor from his brother to his son. 1. Seen as a unexpected move, because his son has never been involved in politics. D. There is a fear that when King Hussein dies, the countries bordering Jordan will try to claim parts of the country's territory. II. India and Pakistan
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2008 for the course PL SC 014 taught by Professor Gartzke during the Spring '99 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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