The United Arab Emirates, the Saudis’ closest partner, and its Washington agents are offering authoritarians a road map to preserving impunity and ties to the West.
The Ritz-Carlton is "among the most majestic five-star hotels in Saudi Arabia."
Prince Mohammed bin Salman replaced Prince Mohammed bin Nayef in the role.
He began in Saudi Arabia with a sword dance and a glowing orb.
In his telephone discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabian King Salman last weekend, President Trump reportedly raised a plan for the creation of safe zones to protect vulnerable Syrian populations.
Q: Because tomorrow's preachers and Shari'ah judges are being trained there? Animated video promoting tolerance among Saudi
In fact, the Obama administration, which chastised Russia for killing civilians in Syria, is becoming embarrassed by the
The Twitter data about Iran, considered in light of the skew toward older Saudis in the telephone survey, also hints at a
There is also an interesting parallel, which this researcher found to be worthy of note, between King Salman's clarion call
Despite expressing doubts about America's relationship with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama recently flew to Riyadh. Yet again he sought to "reassure" the Saudi royals about U.S. support. In fact, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia raises the question: What are allies for? If the president wants to leave his mark on American foreign policy, he should put distance between America and its most counterproductive partners. Riyadh would be a good place to start. After all, he rightly criticized the Kingdom as among the many "free riders" on U.S. security guarantees. Washington and Saudi Arabia should move to a more normal relationship. There no longer need be the pretense of intimate political friendship.