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New Saudi Interior Minister Moves Up Succession Ladder

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Political scientist Gregory Gause, an authority on the Middle East, talks to Public Radio International's "The World" about King Abdullah's sudden appointment of Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as interior minister, considered an unusual maneuver in "the complex political chess game" the Saudi royal family appears to be engaged in. Listen to the interview at The World.org...