Since his 2015 appointment as a key advisor to the King, and now as Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has promised a number of economic and social reforms to modernize the Kingdom. Although some of his pledges have been realized, others have not, and many of the crown prince’s initiatives fall far short of granting Saudis their most basic rights and freedoms.
POMED’s newest fact sheet, “Double Vision: Promises vs. Reality in Mohammed Bin Salman’s Saudi Arabia,” takes stock of these reforms, underscoring the disparity between what has been promised and what has actually been implemented.
Read this fact sheet as a PDF here.