A crown prince is no match for the king of the data jungle
Nearly two years later, Prince Mohammed’s global reputation is in tatters, thanks largely to Bezos’s forces
Mohammed bin Salman could be forgiven for thinking there was no one who could touch him.
It was May 1 2018, and the world was beating a path to the gilded doors of the 32-year-old’s palace in Riyadh.
A year earlier his father had abruptly promoted him to crown prince and heir to the throne. He had just returned from a much-heralded trip to America where he was feted by Hollywood stars, US politicians and Silicon Valley leaders...