Can Mohammed bin Salman ride out the storm? The Saudi crown prince is defiant over threats of sanctions after the disappearance of Jamal Khashogghi. There's growing outrage over the fate of the Saudi journalist who's not been seen since walking into his consulate in Istanbul nearly two weeks ago. But how do you punish the nation that sits on one-third of the planet's oil reserves? And why did Khashoggi feel he posed enough of a threat to the leadership in Riyadh to go into self-imposed exile?
Produced by Charles WENTE, Alessandro XENOS and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.
Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Asiem EL DIFRAOUI
Fellow, Candid Foundation
Former French Defence Ministry Official
Columnist for Asharq Alawsat