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Published on: March 25, 2014
The Saudi Summit
Why Obama Won’t Give (or Get) Much in Saudi Arabia

President Obama will have his hands full in Riyadh later this week working with the Saudis in light of recent policy differences. Unlike Lehman Brothers, however, the U.S.-Saudi relationship really is too big to fail.

Aaron David Miller is a Vice President and Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center. He is the author of the forthcoming The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President.
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