A Wheelchair Convention in Saudi Arabia

By Jeffrey Goldberg

Saudi King Abdullah is recovering after back surgery, and is buoyed by the presence of his brothers, most of whom also seem to have issues with mobility. People say that the Saudi leadership is inflexible, but I didn't know this was meant to be taken literally: (h/t Simon Henderson): saudi.jpg


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