British prime minister David Cameron receiving a decoration from King Abdullah in 2012. The award, The Order of King Abdul Aziz, is given to foreigners for "meritorious service" to the kingdom.
Not only are many Saudis jumpy about their incautious King Salman, the world surrounding the Gulf is also changing in all the ways their rulers fear.
Read the full article on the Guardian's website.
Posted by Brian Whitaker
Wednesday, 30 September 2015