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Obama Hopes Saudi Visit Will Mend Fences

 

US President Barack Obama will visit Saudi Arabia in March to try to mend relations with a Washington ally increasingly mistrustful of US policy in the Middle East, after the recent rapprochement between the US and Iran and Obama’s see-saw policies regarding Egypt and Syria. The planned visit, which has now been confirmed by the White House, will serve to reassure the oil-rich kingdom that the special relationship dating...