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Jordanians divided over U.S. probe

Jordanian officials were divided Tuesday over U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell’s decision to order an independent investigation into the killing of a U.S. diplomat in Amman last October. Some officials who spoke to United Press International on condition of anonymity criticized the U.S. American. They said it was “unnecessary and showed mistrust in our security’s credibility.” The officials, however, promised to cooperate with the U.S. investigation into the killing of senior USAID official Laurence Foley who was gunned down Oct. 28 in front of his Amman home. One official said the Jordanian authorities “will provide all assistance and cooperation to the (U.S.) investigators.” Full Story

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