There is an opportunity to resolve some of the rivalry's thorniest issues if the two sides are just willing to sit down and talk.
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The United States Escalates in Yemen, the U.S.-backed Rebels in Syria Cut Raqqa’s Lifeline, and the Saudis Try a Charm Offensive
The United States might be losing allies in Yemen by fighting one war instead of the other, U.S.-backed rebels in Syria are advancing on the Islamic State but under fire from frenemies near Manbij, and the Saudis try a new tactic against Iran’s influence.
The Saudi king is taking a month-long trip through Asia and his foreign minister is traveling to Baghdad for some overdue outreach to Iraq.
Oman has tried to position itself as the Middle East's honest broker, but Saudi Arabia is pulling it toward the Gulf consensus.
Bruce Riedel discusses the consequences the JASTA bill will have on U.S.-Saudi relations.