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Riyadh Revisits Its Relationship With Religion

May 2, 2018 | 10:00 GMT
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman poses for a photograph on a visit to the Palace of Moncloa in Madrid, Spain, on April 12, 2018.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman poses for a photograph on a visit to the Palace of Moncloa in Madrid, Spain, on April 12, 2018. Salman has spearheaded a series of economic and social reforms in Saudi Arabia, including changes to Islam's role in public life.

(OSCAR DEL POZO/AFP/Getty Images)

The conservative brand of Islam for which Saudi Arabia is known has served its leaders well for nearly 40 years. Now the king and crown prince are trying another approach to better suit their strategic goals at home and abroad....

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