Is Saudi Arabia The Middle East's Next Failed State?

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Zero Hedge—Authored by Daniel Lazare via, Reports are growing that Muhammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s hyperactive crown prince, is losing his grip. His economic reform program has stalled since his father, King Salman, nixed plans to privatize 5 percent of Saudi Aramco. The Saudi war in Yemen, which the prince launched in March 2015, is more of a quagmire than ever while the kingdom’s sword rattling with Iran is making the region increasingly jumpy. Heavy gunfire in Riyadh last April...

Saudi Arabia plans to build 'Riviera of the Middle East'. Saudi Arabia will turn its northwestern Red Sea coast into 'Amaala' - a luxury tourism resort to rival the French Riviera, its Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced Wednesday.