Caryle Murphy

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When President Obama arrives here on Friday, he will find the world’s foremost oil producer uncertain of its internal direction, rattled by regional upheaval, and deeply disillusioned about the reliability of its long-time strategic partner in Washington.

His mission to restore trust won’t be easy — not only because of different approaches to the Middle East’s messy turmoil but also because of domestic challenges as Saudi Arabia transitions to a more-complicated, less-isolated society.

Outwardly, this country appears an oasis of calm. But its confidence has been severely shaken as the old authoritarian Arab order has disintegrated, only to be replaced by sectarian tensions, civil wars and newly assertive Islamist groups that look askance at monarchies.…  Seguir leyendo »