"I think the king should be in the driving seat," he said al-Masri. "He should be the leader of these young people, who are calling for their freedoms. This is a historic moment for him, and he can lead this movement."
Jordanians worry protests polarizing their country →
He said that "collection action" as witnessed in Egypt and Tunisia, which both have homogeneous populations, will not take place here until the problem of national identity is addressed.