Thursday, August 20, 2009
Obama's Saudi policy
Michael Crowley analyzes here President Obama's reasons for courting Saudi king Abdullah, and his results thus far. The bottom line: Obama's program, especially his promises to close Guantanamo and to focus on the Mideast peace process, has made him dependent on the Saudis to a greater degree than President Bush was. Thus far he has very little to show for this approach.