RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — An unwritten treaty binding the United States and Saudi Arabia that has survived 15 presidents and 7 kings through the Arab oil embargo, two Gulf wars Wednesday and the September 11 terrorist attacks. Now, it’s fracturing under two leaders who don’t like or trust each other.
Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin SalmanAccording to government insiders in Saudi Arabia, the 37-year-old ruler of the kingdom, mocked President Biden privately, mocking the 79-year-old’s taunts and questioning his acumen. about his spirit. He told advisers he had not been impressed with Mr Biden since his days as vice president and was very fond of former President Donald Trump, the people said.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-saudi-relations-biden-mbs-animosity-11666623661 U.S.-Saudi Relations Buckle, Driven by Animosity Between Biden and Mohammed bin Salman