Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador over call to free women's rights activists

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“No one should interpret this as a tantrum from Riyadh,” tweeted H A Hellyer, senior research fellow at the Atlantic Council and the Royal United Services Institute in London. “It is far more likely to be a calculated move, designed to establish a new litmus test internationally for continued relations with Saudi Arabia. The question is whether or not everyone will buckle - or refuse.”