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Saudi Human Rights

by Karen Elliott Housevia The Caravan
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

If the Biden Administration lives up to its campaign promises and early governing pronouncements, human rights will play a larger role in its foreign policy than in that of the Trump Administration.  This isn’t necessarily good news.

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Human Rights In Saudi Arabia: A Discussion With Karen Elliott House

interview with Karen Elliott Housevia The Caravan Notebook
Monday, March 8, 2021

Saudi Liberalization, a dramatic generational change, and the complicated role of the Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman.

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Saudi Arabia Is Growing Up

by Karen Elliott Housevia The Caravan
Friday, February 19, 2016

After at least two decades of domestic drift under geriatric rulers and overdependence on US protection in a dangerous region, the kingdom is starting to stand up on its own.  There are two reasons for this.