The desire to bring the economy into the modern world, the urge to rationalize and privatize—these are straight out of Mikhail Gorbachev’s playbook. (If you doubt this, read Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s recent Economist interview as...
Tagged: Saudi Arabia
Is it racist to call the Saudis barbaric for planning to cane an elderly British man for having bottles of homemade wine in his car? Can I say that, objectively speaking, my values are better than the values of these people? Does this have anything to do with Islam?