Jordan’s Game of Thrones: Power struggle of the Hashemite family
The Jordanian monarchy is facing an uncertain future due to internal conflicts over which Queen's son will succeed to the throne. Amid ongoing public protests against corruption and economic decline, this royal power struggle could have regional geopolitical implications.
Europe’s gas emergency: A continent hostage to seller prices
Europe’s reliance on Russian gas imports has been upended by sanctions against Moscow. With few options for practical alternatives, the continent will remain energy-dependent and financially-vulnerable regardless of who it imports from.