October 06, 2022
Biden Team Seethes over OPEC+ Cut That Darkens Election Outlook
Journalists Jordan Fabian, Jennifer A. Dlouhy
Some Democratic lawmakers have proposed ending Saudi weapons sales or pulling troops out of the kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. But Rachel Ziemba, a fellow at the Center for a New American Security, cautioned against taking drastic action.
“We shouldn’t assume that the security partnership means that US and Saudi interests always align,” she said. “We need to be clear-eyed about what partners are needed to meet our national security goals and I don’t think we want to leave a vacuum” in the Middle East.
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