skip to main content

COVID-19 Information and Guidance

Research Library

Center for Energy Studies

The U.S.-Saudi Relationship: Ripe for Improvement

Jim Krane

The U.S.-Saudi Relationship: Ripe for Improvement.

Despite many differences, the United States and Saudi Arabia maintain important mutual interests. Fellow Jim Krane explains why rebuilding ties with Saudi Arabia could incentivize the kingdom to place more importance on U.S. goals.

This policy brief is part of a series of recommendations from the Baker Institute for the incoming president’s administration.