US role in Middle East Politics

International political news, News on Saudi Arabia, Saudi dependence on oil, diversifying Saudi economy, Iran support for Houthi rebels, Middle East proxy wars, Congress vetoes Obama's Saudi Bill, Defeating the Islamic State, Vladimir Putin, global oil production

Barack Obama, King Salman, US influence in the Middle East, Saudi support for terrorism, 9/11, war in Syria, Hezbollah, Houthi rebels, War in Yemen, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia reforms

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