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Jordanian King Hussein's Federation Plan (1972)
A plan suggested by King Hussein of Jordan on 15 March 1972. The plan called for an United Arab Kingdom to be established under the Hashemite dynasty as a federation of two provinces: Jordan, consisting of the territory east of the Jordan River, with Amman as capital of both the province and the federation; and Palestine, consisting of the West Bank and any other "liberated" Palestinian territories, with Jerusalem as its capital. The federation would be headed by a King and have a single army. The executive, legislative and judicial powers would be divided between the central government and the government of each province.