The King of Saudi Arabia Has Appointed His Son as Crown Prince, Upending the Royal Succession — TIME

(RIYADH) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him firmly as first-in-line to the throne and removing the country’s counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession. In a series of royal decrees carried on the state-run Saudi…

via The King of Saudi Arabia Has Appointed His Son as Crown Prince, Upending the Royal Succession — TIME

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