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The Ties that Bind: How Strong Are U.S.-Saudi Relations in a post- September 11th World?

Prince Abdullah F. Alsaud, chairman of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority, said the September 11 terrorist attacks will not damage his country's relationship with the United States, an association that dates back to the 1930s. By pushing aside the rhetoric and focusing on the facts, he says the United States can better understand its relationship with Saudi Arabia, and that nation's special role in the Middle East.

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Published: Feb 27, 2002
Last modified:Sep 18, 2002