February 1, 2014

U.S.-Saudi Ties Go From Bad to Worse

Frida Ghitis, World Politics Review

The Associated Press

For almost 70 years, the foundation of Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy rested on the kingdom’s relationship with the United States. America guaranteed Saudi security during a famous 1945 meeting between President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and King Abdulaziz ibn Saud aboard the USS Quincy in the Suez Canal. That commitment had stood the test of history.

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