CounterPunch: Is Saudi Arabia A Failed State?

08 Wild Cards, Corruption, Government

Is Saudi Arabia the Middle East’s Next Failed State?

Ibn Khaldun—the famous Tunisian historian, geographer and social theorist—believed that decadence leads to collapse for Muslim dynasties. Such a scenario may be playing out with the Saudis, reports Daniel Lazare.

The upshot is a group study in decrepitude.

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