The Heat: Strain in US-Saudi Arabia relations

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The United States and Saudi Arabia are at odds – what is the future of the strategic partnership between the two countries?

U.S. President Barack Obama traveled to Saudi Arabia about two weeks ago- a visit widely seen as important for bolstering strained relations between the two countries.

For more on the two countries relationships, CCTV America’s Nathan King reports.Follow Nathan King on Twitter@nathanking

For more on the U.S.-Saudi relationship:

The Heat: Strain in U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations Part 1

The Heat: Strain in U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations Part 1

The United States and Saudi Arabia at odds. What is the future of the strategic partnership between the two countries? U.S. President Barack Obama traveled to Saudi Arabia about two weeks ago- a visit widely seen as important for bolstering strained relations between the two countries.

For analysis of the future of the U.S.-Saudi Arabia partnership:

  • Emma Ashford is a research fellow in defense and foreign policy at the Cato Institute.
  • Abdulateef al-Mulhim is a former Saudi Naval officer and current columnist for multiple Saudi newspapers.
The Heat: Strain in U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations Part 2

The Heat: Strain in U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations Part 2

For more on the U.S.-Saudi relationship: Robert Jordan is a former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and author of “Desert Diplomat: Inside Saudi Arabia Following 9/11.” For analysis of the future of the U.S.-Saudi Arabia partnership: Emma Ashford is a research fellow in defense and foreign policy at the Cato Institute. Abdulateef al-Mulhim is a former Saudi Naval officer and current columnist for multiple Saudi newspapers.