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Slate senior editor Josh Keating explains why Turkey has seized on the disappearance of a foreign journalist to stick it to Saudi Arabia. And Slate writer Aymann Ismail reconsiders going on hajj.
We’ll be piloting What Next in public for the next several weeks. Tell us what you think: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow us on Instagram for updates on the show, our weekend reading lists, and a picture of a young Aymann Ismail going on “baby Hajj.”
Podcast production by Mary Wilson and Jayson De Leon. Engineering by Terence Bernardo.