US/SAUDI ARABIA/SYRIA

 

US And Saudis At Odds Over Syria

 

Amid talk that western powers may be prepared to accept a continuation of Asad’s rule as the price of peace in Syria, senior Saudi officials are becoming ever more trenchant in their criticism of US Middle East policy.

 

In the countdown to the Syrian peace talks due to convene in Switzerland on 22 January, the failure of the international community to intervene effectively in Syria’s metastasizing...