As far as I can tell if there were honest elections in Saudi today, the winners would be Wahabbist religious fanatics pushing the kind of religion/politics mix which the House of Saud has propagandized the people of Saudi with for generations, or the Republican Party has promoted here in America for the last generation. There would be no 'liberal western democracy" in Saudi anymore than there is in the United States.
Suspected Islamist militants attack Mali UN base, several dead (Reuters)
from the article: The mysteries of American logic
Friends and family describe Haitham Saada as a smart and gentle boy – and now a martyr, too. What led up to the Palestinian 14-year-old's death by IDF gunfire one Friday afternoon? His loved ones may never find out.08:37 12.02.16 | 0 comments