The Saudi Driving Ban and the Shadow of the Ikhwan

Reuters reports the historic driving ban reversal:

“Saudi Arabia will never be the same again. The rain begins with a single drop,” Manal al-Sharif, who was arrested in 2011 after a driving protest, said in an online statement.

King Salman announced the historic change on Tuesday, ending a conservative tradition which limited women’s mobility and was seen by rights activists as an emblem of their suppression.

Decoupling this from a moral narrative is a tough job for Western outlets: even…