Five takeaways from President Biden’s first trip to the Middle East Joe Biden News

Washington, DC – The United States “will not walk away” from the Middle East, US President Joe Biden reaffirmed to allies during his trip to the region last week. The trip to Israel and Saudi Arabia came at a time of international and domestic crises for the US president, who had vowed to strengthen “promising … Read more

Biden’s Saudi Arabia Visit Was Worse Than an Embarrassment

Meetings between leaders of important nations are usually worthwhile even if they yield no immediate results. But there are exceptions. One was Neville Chamberlain’s 1938 Munich meeting with Hitler. Another: President Biden’s sit-down with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman last week. The president’s 24 hours in Jeddah were dominated by photos of his fist … Read more

Biden heads to Saudi Arabia for what could be a welcome reset

President of the United States Joe Biden holds a press conference on the final day of the NATO Summit in Madrid, Spain on June 30, 2022. Jakub Porzycki Nurphoto Getty Images President Joe Biden is headed to Saudi Arabia this week as part of his first Middle East trip as commander-in-chief. He’s going with a … Read more

Ex-Saudi spy calls MBS ‘psychopath,’ threat to the US ahead of Biden’s visit

​A former Saudi spymaster described Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who the US says sent a hit squad to kill and dismember Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi, as a “psychopath” whose immense wealth makes him a threat to the United States and other countries around the world — as President Biden prepares for a much-anticipated … Read more

Ex-Saudi spy calls MBS ‘psychopath,’ threat to the US ahead of Biden’s visit

​A former Saudi spymaster described Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who the US says sent a hit squad to kill and dismember Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi, as a “psychopath” whose immense wealth makes him a threat to the United States and other countries around the world — as President Biden prepares for a much-anticipated … Read more

Biden struggles to define agenda ahead of visit to Saudi Arabia Joe Biden News

Washington, DC – With the war in Ukraine leading to a surge in petrol prices in the United States and around the world, oil production will top US President Joe Biden’s agenda when he visits Saudi Arabia later this month. But Biden and his top aides have shied away from acknowledging the global energy crisis … Read more

Saudi Crown Prince visit Turkey in major posture change for Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan R welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud in Ankara, Turkey, on June 22, 2022. Mustafa Kaya / Xinhua via Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has visited Turkey for the first time in years, marking a rapprochement between … Read more