Should the United States Rethink Its Relationship with Saudi Arabia?

In this episode of our special Election 2020 series of The President’s Inbox, Yasmine Farouk and Bernard Haykel join host James M. Lindsay to discuss U.S. policy toward Saudi Arabia.

January 28, 2020 — 46:20 min
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Host

James M. Lindsay

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair Full Bio

Episode Guests

Yasmine Farouk

Visiting Fellow, Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Bernard Haykel

Professor, Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University; Director, Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East

Show Notes

In this special Election 2020 series of The President’s Inbox, James M. Lindsay sits down each week with two experts with different views on how the United States should handle its foreign policy challenges. This week, he discusses the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia, and U.S. policy toward Saudi Arabia with Yasmine Farouk, visiting fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Bernard Haykel, professor of Near Eastern Studies and director of the Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East at Princeton University.

 

Read Lindsay’s takeaways from their conversation and find further readings on his blog, The Water’s Edge.

 

The special Election 2020 episodes of The President’s Inbox are made possible in part by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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