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The Big Picture

Saudi Arabia’s Impatient Young Man

Since his sudden elevation to crown prince and heir apparent to his father, 32-year-old Mohammed bin Salman has set about reforming the economy, purging his rivals, and asserting Saudi influence abroad. But is Prince Mohammed’s modernization drive and increasingly open confrontation with Iran unleashing forces that will undermine him, and the Kingdom?

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