Uncle Sam and the Saudi Split

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  1. Yusuf

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    Saudi Arabia, the Arab world's richest and most powerful state, is once again at loggerheads with the United States, its longtime patron, oil customer, and weapons dealer. The current split opened with the U.S. abandonment of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in January and widened as President Barack Obama's administration haltingly embraced pro-democracy demands from the Arab street -- a trend the kingdom staunchly and unequivocally opposes.
    Full article here Uncle Sam and the Saudi Split - By David Ottaway | Foreign Policy
     
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    They will order more oil barrels and Uncle and the grandpa sheikhs will be a happier lot.
     

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