After CanadaSaudi row
Saudi Arabia is increasingly using its economic muscle to quell foreign criticism under its young de facto leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
And it appears to be succeeding.
“The prince has definitely tamped down criticism of Saudi domestic and... foreign policy particularly with regards to Yemen, since the kerfuffle with Canada,” said Momani.
“The silence of Canadian allies is deafening.” The row with Ottawa erupted after an Arabic language tweet on August 5 from the Canadian embassy in Riyadh— calling for the “immediate release” of activists jailed in the kingdom— infuriated the Saudi government.
At a press conference last month, Jubeir did