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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • 1949

    Report about the Situation in Jordan

    Full report on the political situation in Jordan, covering subjects including: King Abdullah's political status in Jordan, English involvement in Jordan and Syria, Jordanian ministries, Gaza, Jordanian-Israeli relations, Palestinian-Jordanians.

  • March 27, 1949

    Report to HE the Director of the Sûreté Générale, Emir Farid Chehab, 'Some Information about the Situation in Iraq and Amman'

    Letter to Emir Chehab regarding the political situation in Iraq and Communism in Iraq.

  • May 10, 1950

    The Political Situation in Jordan

    Report on an agreement between King 'Abdullah of Jordan and England regarding the greater Syria project.

  • 1954

    The Economic Rivalry between Britain and America

    Economic rivalry between Britain and the US over Jordan intensifies through economic means and the press, with the outcome unknown.

  • 1955

    A British Plan against Saudi Arabia

    Report from Basra of a British plan regarding the Hijaz and Jordanian and Palestinian territories.

  • March 11, 1956

    Untitled report on the expulsion of Glubb Pasha from Jordan

    King Hussein's dismissal of Glubb may strengthen prospects for the Jordanian Army, and Chehab lists reasons for Glubb's expulsion.

  • April 02, 1956

    Political Activities in Jordan

    Report on political unrest in Jordan due to fears that the British will attempt to re-assert their influence in the wake of Glubb Pasha's dismissal; includes details of a secret meeting between members of the Jordanian National Socialist Party and other Jordanian political parties and their requests.

  • April 21, 1956

    American-British Rivalry

    Report on covert American attempts to eliminate British influence from Jordanian politics.

  • April 21, 1956

    King Hussein’s Visit to Damascus (Its Results)

    Jordanian leaders visit Damascus, yielding stronger ties that Jordan hopes will be useful in a future clash with the Israelis.