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Saudi King Springs Surprise On Eve Of Obama Visit

 

US President Barack Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia on 29 March comes at a particularly awkward moment in inter-Arab relations, making it that much harder for Riyadh to line up all Gulf Arab oil producers on board a common strategy should the US and the EU move to impose energy sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Crimea. And in a late twist, Saudi Arabian King ‘Abd Allah shuffled the royal deck, appointing...