Saudi Arabia doesn't need elections even though Syria does, ambassador claims


**Elections are unnecessary in Saudi Arabia because its people are happier with the current system of government “than almost any other country in the world”, the kingdom’s UN ambassador has claimed. **

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I agree. It is one thing to have an absolute monarchy, where the system of government is simple and clear-cut. Another thing is to have a “fig leave” constitution, never following it.


So, big deal.

This should be no surprise to anybody. It’s a big world and there is no need for one-size-fits-all governance.



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