Saudi Arabia's weekend purge

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Crown Prince bin Salman is in line to be the next King of Saudi Arabia, and he's tightened his grip on power with a weekend purge of 11 princes, four ministers and tens of former officials. The Royals are being held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, but all of the officials are being charged with "corruption." Professor Toby Jones at Rutgers University is author of Desert Kingdom: How Oil and Water Forged Modern Saudi Arabia.

Credits

Guest:
Toby Jones - Rutgers University

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Sáša Woodruff, Andrea Brody, Devan Schwartz