Lessons from the Past: MBS, Bring Back America!

As details about the disappearance of Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi are revealed, its worth looking back at the deeper roots of the U.S. – Saudi relationship.  

First printed in The Cipher Brief back in March, Abdulateef Al-Mulhim, a retired Commodore of the Royal Saudi Navy who now writes as a political analyst for the Saudi Daily Alyaum Newspaper, laid out the agenda of a young Prince, eager to improve relations with the U.S.  

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