When UK Prime Minister Theresa May recently called for a general election, her goal was to increase her party’s parliamentary majority, primarily to strengthen Westminster’s hand in Brexit negotiations, but also in the internal issue of Scottish—and potentially Welsh—secession from the union.
Published on Axios
Omar Al-Ubaydli, an affiliated senior scholar at George Mason's Mercatus Center, tells Axios the appointment will be welcomed by the country's foreign investors, because "it will diminish doubts that they may have held regarding the implementation" of the Saudi Vision 2030. That vision "seeks to decrease the country's dependence on oil, diversify its economy, and loosen some of the conservative, Islamic Kingdom's social restrictions," per NYT.
My comments on the John Batchelor Show regarding the appointment of Muhammad Bin Salman as the new Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
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