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Why The Saudis Get Away With Murder

Make no mistake: The rulers of the Saudi Kingdom bear responsibility for Nimr’s arrest, his conviction on trumped up terrorism charges, and now his execution. Nimr’s death pours gasoline on the smoldering discord in the region and risks a conflagration that could transform Saudi Arabia’s oil-rich Eastern Province into a quagmire such as that which Saudi Arabia already finds itself embroiled in Yemen. Unfortunately, the execution is also a window into Saudi Arabia’s future.

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