Prince of Riyad Salman Bin Abdul-Aziz talks to photographers upon his arrival at the Presidential palace in Baabda (REUTERS/Jamal Saidi).

Opinion

The Saudi king finally comes to town

September 1, 2015, Bruce Riedel

The first visit to Washington by Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud Salman as the Saudi monarch comes as the kingdom faces multiple difficult challenges, writes Bruce Riedel. Ultimately, the September 4 summit will do little to address Saudi Arabia's deep problems, because they are impervious to an American solution, Riedel argues.

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