Jordanians march in the capital Amman on Feb. 6. Many Jordanians had expressed skepticism, if not outright opposition to the country's military role in the coalition against the Islamic State. But as this march showed, support swelled after a Jordanian pilot was captured and killed by ISIS.
Jordan's King Abdullah was way out ahead of the people in his support of the war against the self-declared Islamic State, or ISIS. Many Jordanians used to say it was someone else's war even though it's only a 90-minute drive from the capital Amman north to the Syrian border.