Prince Mohammed bin Sultan Is Exactly Right: Iran Is the New Hitler

It’s too early to count chickens, to be sure, but there’s hope that Saudi Arabia may transform itself from a pre-modern tribal entity into an Arab nation-state in pursuit of modernization, and from a major (if not the major) source of terrorist financing to an American ally willing to find a modus vivendi with Israel. I hailed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s purge of corrupt and rogue family elements as an unsung success of the Trump Administration in this space November 14. Since then, Saudi Arabia’s chief religious official denounced Hamas as a terrorist organization and declared that it was permissible for Arabs to collaborate with the Israeli Army against Hezbollah.