2 Articles by: Laleh Khalili

Laleh Khalili is a professor of Gulf studies at University of Exeter and the author of several books, including Sinews of War and Trade: Shipping and Capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula.

High-Tech Desert Hellscape

Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia has a dream: a futuristic desert city stretching to the clouds. But down in the sand, it’s a cyberpunk dystopia.