Saudi Arabia: King Abdullah attempts to avoid unrest with $35 billion in bribes for citizens

Posted on February 23, 2011 by

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How much will it cost

to keep you stupid and happy?

Saudi King Abdullah returned home after three months abroad and announced $35 billion in benefits bribes for Saudi citizens in an attempt to insulate the world’s biggest oil exporting country from the popular unrest that is sweeping the Arab world.

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