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MBS and the Risky Saudi Transition


The launch of Saudi’s vision 2030, by Mohamed Bin Salman (aka MBS), is a major milestone in the looming Saudi monarchy’s generational transition. Since its founding, Saudi has been ruled by the sons of the founding King Abdul Aziz. It … Continue reading

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A Weekend from Hell


Over the next three days, we will have a verdict on the Constituent assembly, Parliament, and Presidential election! If the three institutions are invalidated, this will constitute soft coup! The other likely scenario is Shafiq as a President, co-existing with the FJP-controlled Parliament, and an extended constitution-making process.

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