Economic disruption, food shortage, social discontent. The Middle East and North Africa region is at a crossroads, again. The war in Ukraine has increasingly affected socio-economic balances within MENA countries, while climate change is taking a huge toll for a region among the most affected by global warming and water scarcity. Over the last year, the MENA area has been struggling with both geopolitical reshuffles and local predicaments. Where is the MENA region heading in 2023? What are the main geopolitical and geoeconomics trends affecting the regional dynamics?