NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Recently declassified CIA documents show that King Hussein of Jordan had a child out of wedlock with an American Jewish actress, who was later beaten to death by their son.
A three-page CIA memo, made public for the first time last month, shows that the spy agency was eager to make a good impression on the Arab monarch during an official state visit in 1959, according to USA Today.
The file reveals that the 24-year-old king, having divorced his first wife two years earlier,  “was especially desirous of female companionship during his Los Angeles visit and it was requested that appropriate arrangements be made through a controlled source of the Office in order to assure a satisfied visit.”
As Hussein sought to secure financial aid from the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration during …
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