The United Kingdom agreed to place Transjordan under the administration of Abdullah bin Hussein, Retro Jordans,who was given the title of emir (usually translated as prince). Emir (later King) Abdullah had been a key Brirish ally during the Arab Revolt against Turkey in World War I and was viewed by London as a potentially useful partner to help maintain its influence in the region after the war.3 The offer for Abdullah to rule Transjordan was also made to co-opt him and prevent the Arab leader from disturbing British interests in the Middle East. Such a disruption appeared possible in 1921, as Abdullah had been traveling north from Mecca wirh a Bedouin fighting force while indicating an interest in harassing French colonial forces in Syria. He also had a significant grievance which led him to favor such a strategy. The French had deposed Abdullah’s younger brother, Faisal, from the throne of Syria because he was viewed as insufficiently cooperative with them. Cheap Jordan Shoes,Abdullah was interested in either helping to restore Faisal to Syrian leadership or, more probably, replacing him in that role. At rhis time, the British leadership was working with France and wanted to prevent Abdullahs attack against their allys forces in Syria. More subtly, London did not want to provide the French with an excuse to expand their power southward in response to any provocations that might be made by Abdullah or any other local leaders. As a result of this confluence of these interests, "Iransjordans first government was established with British assistance in April 1921. The chief task that faced this government was to build a functioning state where none had previously existed. Ideally, jordan releases,this would involve the creation of a government with a supporting bureaucracy, the establishment of a police and military force to keep order, and securing at least some minimal level of loyalty to the government by the local population.