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Series: 5 on 45 Podcast
Nayef al-Hayzan, 28, poses for a photograph at a cafe in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,

On Trump’s upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia

Daniel Byman, senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy, contextualizes Saudi Arabia’s relationship with the United States under Obama and considers how this dynamic will change as Trump’s visit approaches.

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