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@Dr_Ulrichsen Breaking #socialcontract is challenge for all reform programmes (UK 1980s) but more complex in #Saudi than elsewhere. Status quo is dangerous and unsustainable. Political will is key. #KingSalman #MBS have opportunity but must show the gains asap. Implementation must improve
RT @eddieosullivan: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Saturday ordered a monthly payment of 1,000 riyals ($267) to state employees over the… 
RT @Dr_Ulrichsen: Fascinating development -- King Abdullah of Jordan 'retires' his brothers Faisal and Ali and cousin Talal from the… 
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