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Can Biden Really Shrug Off the Saudis?

Added 03-05-21 06:34:02pm EST - “David Rundell, a seasoned Saudi hand, talks to Foreign Policy about what's really at stake with the Biden administration's reassessment of a decades-old relationship.” - Foreignpolicy.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foreignpolicy.com: “Can Biden Really Shrug Off the Saudis?”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

David Rundell, a seasoned Saudi hand, talks to Foreign Policy about what’s really at stake with the Biden administration’s reassessment of a decades-old relationship.

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On Feb. 26, the Biden administration released, at long last, an intelligence report detailing the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s central role in killing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. U.S. President Joe Biden, having previously dismissed the longtime U.S. ally as a “pariah” and pledging to reassess U.S. relations with Riyadh, has set the stage for a potential showdown with one of the world’s biggest oil producers and a key to stability in the Middle East as the Biden administration looks to escape the region and pivot to Asia.

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