Saudis, U.A.E. Face Risk of Backlash as They Embrace Trump

Posted In: News Date:Mar 20th, 2018

Saudi Arabia and its increasingly important ally, the United Arab Emirates, have never enjoyed such a close relationship with an American president.

The challenge for these two monarchies now is to make sure that the personal bond they’ve carefully cultivated with President Donald Trump doesn’t backfire over the longer run—and doesn’t drag them into America’s divisive domestic politics.