The Saud family depends on the American military umbrella for its survival.
Obama is in the process of building the legacy that he will leave after his term as president is complete... It may change the very foundations of American foreign policy.
The flop at the summit of Gulf nations at Camp David is the latest consequence of the American president's mistakes in the Syrian conflict.
Bashar al-Assad's regime has not relented. And in the fierce struggle to defend the Alawite strongholds, it continues to use chemical weapons against rebel troops and civilians. [Read more]
In a few hours, President Barack Obama will arrive in Saudi Arabia to offer his condolences on the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, and to meet the king’s successor, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. While such a visit may be “protocol,” it is also a sign of the importance of the Saudi-American relationship [Read more]