Saudi Arabia Hosts Tense Conference, and Afghanistan Holds Fractured Elections

Saudi Arabia Hosts Tense Conference, and Afghanistan Holds Fractured Elections

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during his visits in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 16, 2018. Leah Millis/Reuters
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Saudi Arabia’s investment conference kicks off under a cloud of tension, Chinese and Japanese leaders meet to discuss intellectual property protection, Afghanistan holds parliamentary elections, and protests against Brexit begin in London.

James M. Lindsay

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