Saudi Arabia: Mohammed Bin Salman embarks on tour to reassert regional role

Issue 1138 - 09 Dec 2021 | 4 minute read

A day after Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) embarked on his tour of fellow Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) member states – starting with Oman where he met Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq Al-Said on 6 December – there was an inconvenient reminder of how hard it is to venture any further afield and how past decisions continue to constrain the Saudi strongman.

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