Irregularities around Muhammad bin Salman's accession to crown prince suggest opposition to his rule from within the Saudi royal family.
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The United States will go with sanctions alone against Iran, the Saudi crown prince’s campaign for reform without reformers, and the Assad regime waits for better terms.
The Saudi crown prince's assertive foreign policy is the product of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Mohammed bin Salman arrives for a week of meetings in the United States, Trump may finally withdraw from the JCPOA, and Turkish-backed forces take control of Afrin.
The U.S. presses for a new ceasefire in Syria, and Mohammed bin Salman embarks on a grand tour.
Mohammad bin Salman could be preparing for a new offensive to break the deadlock in Yemen.
U.S. draws down its forces in Iraq, Mohammed bin Salman tries carrots and sticks with royal rivals, and Israeli and Palestinian officials are at an impasse.
Iran cracks down on protests, Saudi economic reforms stoke royal divisions, and the Trump administration considers cuts to Palestinian aid.
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