Jordanians often say they are trapped between two fires — Israeli-Palestinian violence on their western border and the chaos in Iraq to the east. NPR's Deborah Amos continues a five-part series, Bordering on Instability, on how the Iraq war has affected neighboring countries.
Deborah Amos, NPR
Truck drivers like these in Amman, Jordan, used to make the 18-hour drive to Baghdad. Now most refuse to return to Iraq, fearing robberies, kidnapping or worse.