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How Saudis claim freedom

For his first official trip abroad, President Trump will be in Saudi Arabia this weekend, attending a dizzying number of public events. Written by Swiss entrepreneur Rolf Dobelli with tips for independence in thought, the book’s popularity speaks volumes about what Saudis want in a society long controlled by a monarchy and clerical authorities. In recent years, Saudis have taken to Twitter to speak out against government – despite the threat of a public lashing if they go too far in criticizing the monarchy.
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