Saudi Arabia

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Mar 08, 8:14 PM |

By Sam Aman

Mohammed bin Salman has flung Saudi Arabia onto a new path. Some say he’s just what the country needs to kick its sclerotic economy into gear. Others say he’s a despot further polarizing an already unstable region. Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and Princeton University professor of Near Eastern studies Bernard Haykel join this week to dissect the competing narratives.

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About the Hosts

Peter Schechter works in both politics and policy. He served as the Atlantic Council’s senior vice president for strategic initiatives and previously co-founded a premier strategic communications company, working as a political campaign advisor in more than 20 countries.  Muni Jensen is a former Colombian diplomat, columnist, and television political commentator.