Saudi Arabia’s ‘Vision 2030’ plan is faltering, Riyadh needs international investment more than ever. With this week’s jamboree boycotted by many western business titans, does Riyadh’s ‘Vision’ risk turning into a mirage?

The world’s eyes were on Saudi Arabia this week as it hosted its second Future Investment Initiative (FII), dubbed ‘Davos in the desert’, against an international backdrop of condemnation in light of the murder...