Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef © Getty Images.
Middle East Strategy
Saudi Arabia Recalibrates

Saudi Arabia has adjusted its Middle East strategy to a remarkable degree in the last six months. But lurking beneath the surface are tensions that could result in another big rift between Riyadh and Washington.

Published on: May 12, 2014
Michael Weiss is a columnist at the Beirut-based NOW Lebanon and has reported from the Syrian war zone. Hassan Hassan is a UAE-based columnist at The National.
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  • wigwag

    Now that Prince Bandar is out of a job, is there any chance that he could be appointed to a key foreign policy position in the United States? After all, he has a far keener sense of American interests than President Obama, Secretary of State Kerry and the reigning White House enfant terrible (Benjamin Rhodes) put together.

  • bscook111

    Riyahd’s perfidy seems to be paying off finally.

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