He said bin Salman, as crown Prince and defense minister, has plunged his country into a devastating war on Yemen that drains financial resources and undermines Saudi Arabia’s position abroad, as well as damaging the reputation of those governments in the Gulf, the United States and the United Kingdom that support it.

The reporter goes on to say that bin Salman, as crown prince, was behind the decision to impose the blockade on Qatar, a step increasingly seen as a mistake of appreciation.

Suppress and flee Khashoggi
“His reforms, such as allowing women to drive, were synchronized with his campaign against the opposition and his arrest of activists, including women who launched campaigns for women’s right to drive, and to pay Khashoggi to flee abroad,” the writer adds.