Saudi Arabia's Defence Minister, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, poses during the graduation ceremony of the 93rd batch of the cadets of King Faisal Air Academy, in Riyadh, on February 21. Photo: Reuters

With late-night decrees, Saudi King Salman dumps top military commanders, consolidating crown prince’s power

The major shake-up of the Saudi military, including removal of the kingdom’s ground and air forces, comes as Prince Mohammed bin Salman pursues military reform

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Saudi Arabia's Defence Minister, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, poses during the graduation ceremony of the 93rd batch of the cadets of King Faisal Air Academy, in Riyadh, on February 21. Photo: Reuters
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