Arrested Saudi Prince Has Been a Major Academic Donor


    
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Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is one of the world’s most high-profile philanthropists who has been a major donor to some of the world’s best-known universities, from Cairo to Cambridge, Massachusetts. But he was among those snared in a weekend blitz of arrests of Saudi royals and key officials, sparking jitters among some of the educational institutions that have for years been among the beneficiaries of the billionaire’s largess.

“Nobody knows anything yet,” James M. Dorsey, a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University, said in a telephone interview from Singapore. 

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