For the past 70-plus years of the post-World War II world order, the US-Saudi connection has always been a "special" relationship.

It’s always about the money.

Money was first needed for oil cooperation, but after the OPEC oil crisis of the 1970s geopolitical stability revolved around who has the oil, who was willing to buy it, and how much they’re willing to pay. In fact, the last half-century has shown an almost absurd willingness on the part of the US to absolve and ignore any crimes co...

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