Analysis: There is a perfect storm brewing in Saudi Arabia | Middle East | Al Jazeera

Although MBS appears to possess the hallmarks of an authoritarian ruler, given his apparent predilection for quashing dissent, his programme of economic and social reforms have been generally well received among Western rulers. With this support, at times tacit, MBS was able to survive the Khashoggi affair, laying the blame on rogue elements in the Saudi security sector.

So why this crackdown on senior royals and top officials now?

Analysis: There is a perfect storm brewing in Saudi Arabia | Middle East | Al Jazeera

hmmm

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