Abdulrahman Al-Rashed is a veteran columnist. He is the former general manager of Al Arabiya news channel, and former editor-in-chief of Asharq Al-Awsat.
Iraqi President Barham Salih. (Reuters)
It is ironic that the protest boycott of Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of the Jamal Khashoggi case is targeting programs related to development, youth, women, social development, and the future.
Many governments and institutions were led to take harsh stances against Saudi Arabia when it came to the case of the late Jamal Khashoggi. There is no doubt that these stances will have a cost, and Saudi Arabia is paying a price today.