Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 58 , Segment 1
Episode: Saudi Succession, City Growth, Fish Mutations, Big Data
- May 7, 2015 9:00 pm
- 20:15 mins
Guest: Fred Axelgard, a senior fellow in international relations, at the Wheatley institution at BYU and a former state department official who served in US embassy in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia is Top of Mind. The kingdom has been one of America’s most important Arab allies, is a top exporter and is deeply embroiled in the war in neighboring Yemen. And in the last two weeks, Saudi King Salman made surprising, and unprecedented, changes in the kingdom’s leadership, calling into question much of the conventional wisdom about the Saudi Arabia.