US: Jordan may ask Israel to go to war against ISIL

Mideast-Syria-Lines-i_Horo-635x357Once the jihadi group turns its attention to the Hashemite kingdom, Jerusalem may be drawn into the fray, administration officials say

 

Fighters from the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria (photo credit: AP/Militant Website, File)

Jordan may ask Israel and the United States to help it fight the al-Qaeda-linked jihadi group that threatens Syria and Iraq if it threatens Amman as well, senior Obama administration officials said.
According to a Friday report by The Daily Beast, the officials told senators in a classified briefing earlier this week that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is eyeing Jordan as well as its war-torn neighbors, and that some of its jihadists have already tweeted out photos and messages saying they have seized a key Jordanian town.
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