After Abdullah, a new Saudi king, but little prospect for change (+video)

January 23, 2015 11:07 PM

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After Abdullah, a new Saudi king, but little prospect for change (+video)

There may be economic and political rivalries within the dynasty. But its collective interest is in keeping the oil-rich nation on its longstanding course.

What does the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, de facto ruler since 1996 and formerly 2005-14, mean for the world, and the region?

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