Jordan’s King Abdullah “this is a third World War by other means”

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King Abdullah interviewed by CNN’s Fareed Zakaria in Jordan

FAREED ZAKARIA GPS Global Television Exclusive

The following is a transcript from an exclusive interview between King Abdullah of Jordan and CNN’s Fareed Zakaria at al-Husseiniya Palace in Amman, Jordan.  King Abdullah spoke with Fareed Zakaria in his first interview since ISIS released the video documenting the murder of the Royal Jordanian Air Force pilot, lieutenant Moath al-Kasasbeh.

TEXT HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS

ON CALLING ISIS ‘ISLAMIC’

ZAKARIA: President Obama has gotten into a little trouble, or at least has received some criticism, because he says he doesn’t want to call groups like ISIS Islamic extremists because he doesn’t want to give them the mantle of legitimacy by acknowledging that they’re Islamic. Do you think he’s right?

ABDULLAH: I think he is right and I think this is something that has to be understood on a much larger platform, because they’re looking for legitimacy that they don’t…

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