Pandora Papers

Jordan’s Elite Shrug Their Shoulders in Light of Latest Revelations of King’s Wealth

King Abdullah’s Non-Scandal in Jordan

Jordan’s King Abdullah was a central headline in the Pandora Papers scandal. But far from denting his reputation, the elites he draws his power from are seeing it as an attack on Jordan, giving rise to speculation bordering on conspiracy as to who’s behind it, reversioning other political events of the past year. As a result, sympathy for the king has only grown.