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US-Saudi relations

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about US foreign policy under the Trump administration.

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The nearly two-year US backed Saudi military attack on Yemen has killed more than 10,000 people.

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On the September 8th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss the recently declassified documents about ties between the 9/11 hijackers and the Saudi Arabian government.

On the April 22nd edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia and calls by former Senator Bob Graham to declassify a US government top secret 9/11 report.

Your Call Weekly Kudos: January 8th, 2016

Jan 8, 2016

Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.


Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for BuzzFeed News based in Istanbul gave kudos to fellow panelist Lee Fang for his coverage of Saudi Arabia at the Intercept. Also, Borzou gave kudos to The Guardian's Kareen Shaheen and his coverage of Syria.

On the January 8th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the diplomatic crisis between Iran and Saudi Arabia after the Saudi government executed a prominent Shiite dissident.

On September 4th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week. President Obama became the first US president to visit the Arctic to draw attention to the impacts of climate change.


On the February 3rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about Saudi Arabia’s domestic and regional policies. Following the death of King Abdullah, the kingdom has been hailed as "an Island of stability in a volatile region." How did Saudi Arabia react to recent popular uprisings in the Arab world? what drives its policies? And what’s in store for its US-Saudi relations? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.