Saudi King's Death Leaves Mixed Legacy
World leaders remembered King Abdullah's peace efforts, but others gave scathing reviews of Saudi Arabia's dismal human rights record under his rule.By Jake Godin | January 23, 2015
Saudi Arabia's late King Abdullah received a wide range of labels in obituaries across the world upon his death.
"He was really quite an extraordinary figure," said Fareed Zakaria on CNN. "He was probably the most progressive, liberal-minded king since King Faisal, which is a long time ago. He was also much loved."