MBS: A reformer to some, a human rights violator to others

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FILES-SAUDI-IRAN-POLITICS-NUCLEARIn this file photo taken on March 7, 2018 Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman waving as he arrives for talks at 10 Downing Street, in central London. (AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMEN)

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (widely known by his initials MBS) gave his first U.S. interview to CBS.

Correspondent Norah O’Donnell described the changes he’s implemented so far as “revolutionary”.

Soon women will be able to drive and go to sporting events. But many are still skeptical that real change will happen — and they point to ongoing human rights violations.