Tuesday, June 19, 2012
New Crown Prince
In Saudi Arabia two Crown Princes have died in less than a year: first, Prince Sultan; days ago, Prince Nayif. Succession is not always clear in the Saudi monarchy. Bruce Riedel says the “good news for Saudis is that his successor is all but certain to be Prince Salman, a more pragmatic and progressive prince with a half century’s experience as the governor and builder of the kingdom’s capital, Riyadh.” Read his post at The Daily Beast.