Posts Tagged: u.s.-saudi relations
An under-the radar gathering at the White House exposes troubling new drifts in U.S. foreign policy.
Most members of Congress accept that the U.S. will sell huge quantities of weapons to the rights-abusing state. It doesn't have to be that way.
Like Mikhail Gorbachev, Trump helms a fading empire. But while the former Soviet leader supported democratization in his wake, Trump's sowing the seeds of autocracy all over the globe.
Saudi Arabia's puzzling effort to blacklist its tiny neighbor Qatar begs the question of who's really isolated in the Gulf.
If the Trump administration truly wants to find a way out of the wars in the Middle East, it should stop arming, aiding, and abetting the ruthless Saudi regime.
Some 99 percent of eligible Saudi women skipped their first chance to vote — some because gender segregation laws kept them away, others because they boycotted.
America’s leading Sunni ally is proving how easily hubris, delusion, and old-fashioned ineptitude can trump even bottomless wealth.
A Washington gathering of Persian Gulf autocrats sums up the absurdity of America's relationship with some of the world's most oppressive regimes.
Former Saudi intelligence chief Prince Turki al-Faisal warned the U.S. that its recalcitrance over the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood will force Saudi Arabia to reconsider its ties with Washington.