I went to Saudi Arabia’s national museum, and it’s clear how proud the kingdom is of its longstanding, controversial alliance with the US

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during family photo session with other leaders and attendees at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

  • I spent several hours in Saudi Arabia’s national museum and cultural center while visiting Riyadh in January 2020.
  • It’s full of evidence of the kingdom’s long, fraternal relationship with the US, which started a year after the formation of Saudi Arabia in 1932.
  • A desk gifted to King Abdulaziz by President Harry Truman, and a letter from a US magnate praising the king to President Franklin D. Roosevelt took pride of place in one section.
  • It’s clear from the museum that Saudi Arabia is proud of its consistent amity with the US despite areas of conflict in the US.
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    Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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