03/28/2008 02:44 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

King Of Jordan: "Strong Potential" Of Three Civil Wars In Middle East Next Year...

Excerpted from the transcript of ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos:

STEPHANOPOULOS: Is it a civil war in Iraq right now?

KING ABDULLAH: Well, George, the difficulty that we're tackling with here is, we're juggling with the strong potential of three civil wars in the region, whether it's the Palestinians, that of Lebanon or of Iraq...

... And we could possibly imagine going into 2007 and having three civil wars on our hands. And therefore, it is time that we really take a strong step forward as part of the international community and make sure we avert the Middle East from a tremendous crisis that I fear, and I see could possibly happen in 2007.

Read more of the transcript here.