Saudi Arabia Threatens Mutual Economic Destruction
Saudi King Salman meets with U.S. President Barack Obama in September 2015. In response to a bill being discussed in the U.S. Congress, Saudi Arabia has threatened to offload its substantial U.S. Treasurys and securities holdings.
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U.S. President Barack Obama will be carrying more baggage than usual when he travels to the Saudi capital this week. The trip was planned as an opportunity for the United States to reassure its Gulf allies and tighten coordination on a number of regional issues. Instead, Obama will spend much...
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