: A Combustible Mix
A Combustible Mix
Politics, Terror, Oil, and the Future of the U.S.-Saudi Relationship
A Combustible Mix: Politics, Terror, Oil and the Future of the U.S.-Saudi Relationship
The U.S.-Saudi strategic alliance is under fire from both sides and strained by a relationship characterized at once both by mutual reliance and mutual aversion. Saudi Arabia’s influence on world oil supplies continues to cement its importance to the United States, while anti-Americanism and terrorism in the kingdom places the relationship on increasingly tenuous ground.
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