"Israel called the move a goodwill gesture towards King Abdullah II of Jordan."
This is a wonderful story, and I applaud the efforts to better relations. But I have only one question.
The media only report warming relations when it is only Israel that is making the concessions. Where are the Jordanian concessions, where is the meeting in the middle?
So far all I see is "If Israel gives us _______, (fill in the blank: your choices are prisoners or land) then we will do our best to restrain terrorists..."