With the release of the incriminating U.S. intelligence report on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, President Biden has clearly outlined his intention to recalibrate the U.S.-Saudi relationship to ensure it advances U.S. interests and values.
The Saudi and U.S. government relationship is in crisis. Is the Biden administration doing enough to heal it?
At best, Saudi Arabia is a partner whose interests often run counter to Washington’s and whose values rarely coincide with those of the United States at all.
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince likely approved the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, according to a newly declassified U.S. intelligence report released by the Biden administration.
The Biden administration is expected to release a declassified U.S. intelligence report finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
After four years of one-way street relationships, Biden is looking to inject real reciprocity and a measure of conditionality into the U.S. relationships with Israel and Saudi Arabia.
There are several reasons for why the Houthis have no incentive to reach a peace agreement in Yemen.
U.S. President Joe Biden seeks to end the six-year war in Yemen by dialing down military interventions and returning to diplomacy. Strange as it may seem, the Saudis’ current strategy is not that different.
As the Biden administration enters office, several assumptions about the Middle East will have to be abandoned.
Join us as Dan Balz, Norman Ornstein, and Danielle Pletka sit down with Aaron David Miller to discuss expected domestic and foreign policy in the Biden administration.