National Security Desk / May 19, 2016

Does Saudi Arabia Deserve America’s Friendship?

Saudi Arabia certainly isn’t acting innocent.

With Iran vying for control of the Middle East, American foreign policy has naturally drifted toward a closer relationship with Saudi Arabia. But that might change. The Senate approved a bill that would allow families and victims of the 9/11 terror attack to sue the country for its hand in the terrorist attacks. Enough senators, 67, approved the measure to override a possible Barack Obama veto. The bill now heads to the House, where The Hill reports representatives will wait until a 28-page document is declassified which details Saudi Arabia’s involvement with the 9/11 attacks.

“Look, if the Saudis did not participate in this terrorism, they have nothing to fear about going to court. If they did, they should be held accountable,” said Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who co-sponsored the bill with Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX). But Saudi Arabia certainly isn’t acting innocent. As we noted recently, the government is threatening to jettison the $750 billion it holds in U.S. bonds if the measure is made law. The sooner that 28-page report is made public and America learns what its “allies” are up to, the better.

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