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The US is being fooled that it needs to rescue its ally in the Middle East.

The Saudis always get others to fight for them.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
The idea that Saudi Arabia, which is not even a treaty ally of the United States, would set the terms for military retaliation was bizarre.

Suddenly “America First” had given way to “Saudi Arabia First.”

thenation.com/article/trump-…
"The U.S. is not obligated to fight Saudi Arabia's wars and we urge Trump to discard his repeated willingness to cede U.S. policy to other nations."

commondreams.org/news/2019/09/1…
“A common thread in the various blunders was the assumption that the initial phase of a conflict would be utterly decisive.l”

nationalinterest.org/blog/skeptics/…
“President’s approach to foreign policy, from defending his Russian counterpart to supporting Bolsonaro after he rejected aid, has experts sounding alarms”

theguardian.com/us-news/2019/a…
“The bottom line of accomplishing such a task is strong-arming MbS until he says yes, or assisting other Saudi royals to dispose of him if he insists on saying no.”

lobelog.com/the-u-s-dilemm…
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