The Blowup With Canada Is the Latest Saudi Overreach. Will They Ever Pay a Price?

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Élysée Palace in Paris, on April 10, 2018.

Photo: Abd Rabbo Ammar, Pool/SIPA via AP

Have the Saudis gone stark-raving bonkers?

First, they pick a fight with Canada — yeah, that Canada! Maple syrup-loving, hockey-playing, poutine-eating, liberal, multicultural Canada; the land with free health care and a prime minister who wears “Eid Mubarak” socks.

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia (over)reacted to a single tweet from the Canadian foreign...


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