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What’s happening in Saudi Arabia? Kyle Shideler of the Center for Security Policy joined today's show to analyze the latest development in the Middle Eastern situation: a mass arrest among the country's elite.

The future king of Saudi Arabia conducted an “anti-corruption purge” and arrested royals, ministers and investors. Among those arrested was billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who has been accused of bribery, money laundering and extortion.

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