Saudi Corruption Crackdown Topples Oil Kingpins

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s unexpected crackdown has shattered the tranquility of the kingdom. After Saturday’s news emerged that a long list of high-profile Saudi royals, military leaders and multi-billionaires were arrested or confined to their quarters, all seemed to be only an implementation of the crown prince’s open threat that “no-one is above the law, whether it is a prince or a minister.” The current list of arrests include names like Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, one of the most…