“For Asma, spending a day on the beach with her boyfriend was unthinkable until recently in deeply conservative Saudi Arabia.So this only goes for tourists? Will the locals get stoned and flogged if they do this
It’s the quickest way to liberalisation.
To rephrase, "adjust its image for the West". The image of the West is not clean itself.Saudi Arabia trying to clean up it's image to the West, first the Newcastle acquisition than the gradual liberalization policies.
That could have been us tooI really hope this country fails. Imagine never having worked for anything in your life and being taken seriously because there’s oil underneath you.
No that is not true! Different leaders have different impacts on the country. We could have had a series of good leader building up the institutions of the country!If Siad was never the leader some other asshole would f*ck things up and suffer the same fate. We are a stupid people man.