Saudi commander sacked by King Salman

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 4:45pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/300/e9d2b33a-1285-4d1d-93fc-245adacbab2f/2020_0901_06.mp3

A Saudi prince has been relieved of his post. Prince Fahd was the general in charge of the Saudi war in Yemen. His firing, plus the removal of his son from a government post, can be seen as the latest move by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to root out corruption and perhaps also disrupt the social patterns of Saudi elites. Host Carol Hills gets details from Yasmine Farouk of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.