Ground Truth Briefing: The U.S.-Saudi Relationship: Too Big To Fail?

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In the wake of President Obama’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia, please join us as three veteran observers and analysts of the Saudi and Washington scenes assess the state of relations between the two countries and prospects for the future.

What ails the U.S.-Saudi relationship? Can it be fixed? Or are we witnessing the weakening of one of America’s special relationships in the region?

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  • David Ottaway

    David Ottaway

    Middle East Fellow
    Middle East specialist and former Washington Post Correspondent
  • Abdulaziz Sager

    Chairman, Gulf Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Jim Smith

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (2009-2013) and USAF Brigadier General, retired
  • Jane Harman

    Director, President, and CEO, Wilson Center
  • Aaron David Miller

    Aaron David Miller

    Vice President for New Initiatives and Middle East Program Director