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Creating Citizens out of Subjects: Saudi Arabia Gets Down to Social Engineering

Jan 22, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
Saudi women shop in a mall in Riyadh.

Saudi women shop in a mall in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia's royal leaders have launched social engineering operations to try to produce a new Saudi citizen for the 21st century.

(HASSAN AMMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

The Saudis have all the money they need – for now – to remake their society, but success is far from a foregone conclusion....

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