MBS has shown that he can adapt to the changing circumstances imposed by a global pandemic—while exploiting them for his own ends.
As MBS arrests Saudi royal rivals and Bibi claims Israel’s election was stolen, they’re tearing up systems of government in what were two of the Mideast’s more stable countries.
Abdulrahman Almutairi is a Saudi social-media influencer who criticized Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. If not for the FBI, he says, he might’ve met Jamal Khashoggi’s fate.
Mohammed bin Salman flaunted private info stolen from Jeff Bezos’ phone just a month after his Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi had been murdered, according to the UN.
The denial comes as the United Nations reportedly set to release an investigation that finds Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s WhatsApp account sent Bezos spyware.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman knows how to keep his people happy by eliminating—and sometimes terminating—opposition. Trump must be envious.
Israel’s relations in the region are now the opposite of what they were in the 1950s. It has some Arab friends, but the most powerful emerging countries are hostile.