LIGNET: Saudi Arabia in Holding Pattern

Thursday, 28 June 2012 12:15 PM

ANALYSIS — The new Saudi royal heir, 76-year-old Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz, is well prepared to steer Saudi Arabia through the tumult of the Arab Spring uprisings and a possible conflict with Iran. But his accession delays the hand-over of power to the next generation, throwing the kingdom into a holding pattern. Was it a misstep to keep power out of the hands of the grandsons of the founder? Or a wise move as Saudi Arabia becomes increasingly involved in keeping peace in the Arab World?

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