Book Discussion on King's Counsel

King’s Counsel is the memoir of the late Jack O’Connell (1921-2010), who was CIA station chief in Amman, Jordan, from 1963 to… read more

King’s Counsel is the memoir of the late Jack O’Connell (1921-2010), who was CIA station chief in Amman, Jordan, from 1963 to 1971, and became King Hussein’s friend and close adviser. After leaving the CIA, Mr. O’Connell served for many years as Hussein’s attorney and diplomatic counselor in Washington, D.C. During this Middle East Policy Forum of the Institute for Middle East Studies, Vernon Loeb, who co-authored King’s Counsel, and Sean O’Connell, Jack O’Connell’s son, talked about the book and Mr. O’Connell’s life. They responded to questions from members of the audience at George Washington University, close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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May 19, 2012
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May 27, 2012

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  • May 19, 2012 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 27, 2012 | 3:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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