U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with Saudi King Salman at the Royal Court (REUTERS/Andrew Harnik).

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Saudi Arabia to Washington: A royal snub

May 11, 2015, Bruce Riedel

Bruce Riedel looks at the decision of Saudi Arabia's King Salman's not to attend the Gulf Cooperative Council summit, and argues this is a very deliberate signal of his lack of confidence in American policy in the Middle East.

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