Saudi Arabia’s crown prince arrests dozens, consolidates power

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince arrests dozens, consolidates power

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman ordered the arrests of dozens of wealthy and powerful people in the country, including members of the royal family, in a move that shores up his power. Mohammed Khalid Alyahya, a non-resident fellow at The Atlantic Council, talks about what the shake-up means for the country and the region.

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