IQ2US: Has the U.S.-Saudi relationship outlived its usefulness?

Apr 5, 2017

Over 70 years ago, in 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and King Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia met onboard he USS Quincy. A close relationship between the two countries has been maintained ever since, with oil and military and intelligence cooperation at its foundation. But the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. shale revolution, human rights concerns, and diverging interests in the Middle East have all put strains on this relationship.

Has this special relationship outlived its usefulness or is it too important to walk away from? Hear the debate on WRVO.

Join us Sunday, April 9 at 7 p.m. for this "Intelligence Squared U.S." debate. Missed the broadcast? You can find it online.