Why Saudi Arabia Wants U.S. to 'Pivot' to Middle East

The Wall Street Journal
March 27, 2014 AT 5:28 PM
When Barack Obama talked about a "pivot to Asia," many in Saudi Arabia saw it as the U.S. turning its back on the Middle East. As he prepares to make his second visit to Riyadh, Saudi leaders are looking for Obama and the U.S. to help quell the region's upheaval. Photo: Associated Press.