The impact of the revolt helped contribute to the downfall of the Ottoman Empire and continues to impact Middle Eastern geopolitics to this day.
Despite periodic claims of Jordan’s instability and concerns about its collapse, the kingdom has not only survived 100 years, but is considered one of the most stable states in the Middle East.
The discontent in the kingdom has reached the royals, and this is where changes can happen.
Amman has been unable to enforce full closure despite the spike in infections, experts say.
It would be wise for Israel and the US to plan for the day that a Jordanian uprising destabilizes the kingdom with civil war and anarchy, similar to the Syrian civil war.
"With Jordan we have to walk very carefully and be aware of the sensitivity of the relationship and the status of Jordan in the Arab world.”
Some things just never change: Otherwise sterling democracies still hold fast to their archaic prejudices despite the dizzying flux and scary savagery of our times.