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Iraq violence strains US-Saudi relations

The deteriorating situation in Iraq has put a strain on Washington’s relations with Saudi Arabia, a top Middle East ally seeking greater US involvement in the region to counter Iran’s influence. An advisor to the Sunni-dominated Saudi kingdom warned Wednesday that if US troops withdraw from Iraq, Riyadh could arm Iraq’s Sunni minority in the face of similar aid from Iran to Iraqi Shiites. Full Story

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