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Washington Disses The Saudis

Saudi Arabia lobbied hard to defeat the bill that would allow 9-11 families to sue them. They even threatened to remove 75 billion dollars in assets from the US. 

But the Saudi’s lost badly, 97-1 in the Senate. 

Another recent vote in the Senate had a significant number of senators voting against a Saudi Arms sale. Is a rift between the US and Saudi Arabia helpful or harmful? 

We talk with UCLA law professor Khalid Abu Fadl about recent developments.

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