Last weekend, Mohamad Bin Salman, the Saudi Crown Prince and the architect of the devastating war in Yemen, ordered the arrests of some of the country’s top political and business elites. On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the ongoing crackdowns in Saudi Arabia.
We’ll also talk about the publication of over 13 million leaked documents dubbed the Paradise Papers. They reveal how political elites and major corporations use offshore tax heavens to avoid paying taxes. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.
Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for Buzzfeed
Will Fitzgibbon, reporter for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist and author of The Making of Donald Trump
The Washington Post: Don’t be fooled by the comforting rhetoric coming from Saudi Arabia’s crown prince