Saudi Arabia

In a bind

Print edition : May 27, 2016

Air Force One taxiing to a halt at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on April 20. President Barack Obama and King Salman met amid deepening tensions between their two governments over Iran, the fight against terrorism and the potential release of long-delayed documents said to implicate Saudi officials in the 9/11 attacks. Photo: STEPHEN CROWLEY/NYT

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after the Cabinet agreed to implement a broad economic reform plan known as Vision 2030, in Riyadh on April 25. Photo: Reuters

The diplomatic and economic clout of Saudi Arabia suffers as its moves to back terror groups backfire.
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