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(Co-author of The Khaleeji Voice, six-part book series about each of the GCC nations and their respective urban art cultures)

Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 11 November 2018

The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

For two years, the Crown Prince, Mohamed bin Salman (MBS), has enjoyed a media campaign glorifying him, but the recent collapse of the narrative from Riyadh might lead the country to dangerously turn inward. The damages provoked by some of the Prince’s advisors are yet to fully reveal their true nature but already the ultra-nationalistic stands are indicating the dangerous path the kingdom could embrace if the international community, going forward, does not operate with great care. Read more