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Prince Muqrin Bin Abdul Aziz

Salman's Generational Change in Saudi Arabia

David Hearst | Posted 05.01.2015 | World
David Hearst

When the late King Abdullah appointed his half-brother, Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, as deputy crown prince last year, he added an unusual rider. The decree stated: "Nobody can change this decision." Well, his successor King Salman just has.

Middle East Spies: Top 5 List

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a region known for cutthroat espionage, these five intelligence chiefs have leveraged their skills and connections to gain influence far above thei...