Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman is wrapping up his visit to Boston today. Over the weekend, the 32-year-old royal made stops at Harvard and MIT, and met with local business leaders.
Why is Boston part of his three-week U.S. tour? It might have something to do with the kingdom's ambitious plans for economic and social reforms.
To discuss the prince's visit, Gregory Aftan-Dilian, a former Middle East analyst for the State Department, and a lecturer at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, joined Morning Edition.
This segment aired on March 26, 2018.