Tag: Mohammed bin Salman
In Brasilia, as in Washington and London we see welcome signs of reality belatedly breaking in to shatter the old fantasies. The political leadership of the world is being transformed.
No time is more dangerous than when things get too quiet in a dangerous neighborhood, writes Martin Sieff.
The political consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are already vast because its advance, and the desperate measures taken to combat it, entirely dominate the news agenda and will go on doing so for the foreseeable future, although it is in the nature of this unprecedented event that nothing can be foreseen.
The two princes have many characteristics in common: both have a reputation for arrogance, ignoring expert advice and showing startlingly poor judgement in taking decisions. The result has been a dismally unsuccessful record for both men.