Dating a man from saudi arabia
Sophia has porcelain skin, defined cheekbones and quite a flashy smile. Ahead of Wednesday’s Future Investment Initiative event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, officials granted this humanoid robot citizenship, making Sophia the first robot to receive citizenship anywhere in the world.The bot, made by Hanson Robotics, is modeled to look like Audrey Hepburn (does Sophia do Audrey justice? Throughout the interview, Sophia flashed a somewhat eerie, unnatural looking smile—at one point trying to fool us all, saying she feels positive most of the time.But it didn’t want anybody else, especially its Arab neighbors, to know that it was partnering so intimately with the US who, in turn, would be supporting Israel.That would have been politically incendiary in the Middle East region, coming as it did right on the heels of the Yom Kipper War (1973).
4,000 male princes are in the mix, plus a larger number of involved females — all trying to either hang on to or climb up a constantly-shifting mountain of power.Here’s a handy chart to explain the lineage of power in KSA over the decades: We’ll get to the current ruler, King Salman, and his powerful son, Mohammed Bin Salman (age 32), shortly.Before we do, though, let’s talk about the most seminal moment in recent Saudi history: the key oil-for-money-and-protection deal struck between the Nixon administration and King Faisal back in the early 1970’s.In return, the US has never said anything substantive about KSA’s alleged involvement in 9/11 or its grotesque human and women’s rights violations. Among MBS’s first acts was to directly involve KSA into the Yemen civil war, with both troops on the ground and aerial bombings.That war has killed thousands of civilians while creating a humanitarian crisis that includes the largest modern-day outbreak of cholera, which is decimating highly populated areas.