Saudi Arabia is undergoing profound social change instigated by King Salman and his son, Crown Prince Mohammed. This paper examines the factors that may have brought about the need for change and some of their possible consequences.
The US appears to be losing the trust it once enjoyed in Saudi Arabia, as a result of the nuclear deal with Iran.
Prince Turki bin Faisal, the head of the King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies and ex-director...
The recent unexpected succession architecture decreed by King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud transfers the leadership of the country from the children of the country’s founder to a new generation of grandchildren, in particular Muhammad bin Salman and Muhammad bin Nayef.
Since 2005 the number of students from the Gulf States, specifically from Saudi Arabia, studying in Australia has increased significantly. Saudi academic sojourners have their own adjustment challenges, and the professionals who interact with them also have to adapt to a group of learners made...
Since the early 1990s, Saudi Arabia has placed great emphasis on political and administrative reforms in order to strengthen local authorities and create more opportunities for citizen participation in decision-making. Therefore, it is important to inquire to what extent the intended goals and objectives of...