REFLECTIONS: A Thing to Remember

The grave people of Arabia are marked with the tradition of more than 60 centuries of victory over one of the toughest lands on earth. They are neither progressive nor playful, but of the simple fact that they have been alive a long time they are quietly proud. One of the proudest, and least bound by the past, is the King, Ibn Saud. He lets a few strangers into his oil-bearing domains, and he likes to hear tales of how life is lived beyond the sea. So, when his 14-year-old son, Prince Nawaf...

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