Is Saudi Arabia Turning Against Wahhabism?

Mohammed Bin Salman recently said that he was "not familiar" with Wahhabism, the ideology that accompanies the Saudi kingdom since it was founded. MBS is aware of Wahhabism, of course, but the statement highlights the ongoing struggle between the Saudi monarchy and the Wahhabi establishment. The Saudis needed Wahhabism to create their kingdom, but the ideology has become a blessing and a curse at the same time. 


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