Trump’s son-in-law will likely use Jordan’s economic and water crises to force the king to accept the ‘ultimate deal’.
Bill Law is a Middle East analyst. Formerly a BBC journalist, he has worked extensively in the region and is a frequent contributor to Al Jazeera.
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