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Biden's Dilemma: Is Saudi Arabia Really a U.S. Ally?

The United States and Saudi Arabia have been allies since 1945, but relations have been strained in recent years. President Biden has strong reasons to visit Riyadh this summer, but some equally compelling ones to stay away

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Alon Pinkas
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Alon Pinkas

Naturally, the European Union’s decision to partially ban crude oil imports from Russia by the end of the year is seen and analyzed through the sanctions-on-Russia lens in the context of the Ukraine war. It is a major sanction of both economic and political ramifications, and one that few believed 100 days ago the United States would get Europe to endorse and impose. It did.

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