Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Mohammed bin Salman”

A ‘Dark Time’ in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has long been a repressive and authoritarian state, but the latest crackdown suggests that it is becoming even worse under the leadership of the reckless crown prince.

Posted September 19th, 2017

MBS’ Crackdown and the Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The latest Saudi crackdown reminds us that the U.S. has yoked itself to one of the most authoritarian regimes in the world for dubious reasons.

Posted September 15th, 2017

Trump, MBS, and the Noxious Saudi Relationship

The kingdom has become a regional menace and a major liability to the U.S.

Posted June 30th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

U.S. questions detainees in Yemen prisons rife with torture. The AP reports …

Posted June 23rd, 2017

The WSJ’s Embarrassing Adoration for MBS

MBS’ short, lousy foreign policy record tells us we should expect more bad judgment and reckless behavior from the Saudis

Posted June 23rd, 2017

Failing Upwards: The Rise of Mohammed bin Salman

Elevating a young royal with such a thin and poor record promises to create a lot of problems for Saudi Arabia

Posted June 21st, 2017

The War on Yemen and the Great Saudi ‘Modernizer’

As Saudi defense minister, MBS has already failed in the biggest undertaking of his brief career.

Posted May 22nd, 2017

Trump and Mohammed bin Salman

Trump and MBS are both remarkably incompetent in their respective roles.

Posted May 18th, 2017

The Saudis and Trump

MBS is the poster boy for Saudi military incompetence and an atrocious war in Yemen.

Posted May 17th, 2017