Middle East

The U.S., Saudi Arabia And Realpolitik

President Joe Biden has consistently lambasted Saudi Arabia, a major U.S. ally, since his run for the presidency. But in recent days, his administration has had second thoughts and backtracked, underscoring the persistence and importance of Realpolitik in international relations. While campaigning for the presidency, Biden adopted a demonstrably unfriendly position toward Saudi Arabia’s prime […]