Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah's $37bn benefits package for his people
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who is 86, has just announced $37bn in benefits to lower and middle income Saudis. The package includes pay rises, unemployment benefit and affordable housing. The daughter of the former Saudi oil minister, Sheikh Yamani, Dr Mai Yamani explains why the king is lavishing money on his people and why this gesture might not satisfy the demands of the country's young people. Scared of a revolution?