March 28, 2014

Obama Calls the Shots in Saudi Arabia

David Blair, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

Mr Obama has no need to feel inhibited when he encounters the Saudi king. He can try to quell the fires in the Middle East without heeding the humble nonagenarian who prefers to decapitate snakes.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, Syria, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Middle East

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