With Massive Promise Of Aid, Saudi Arabia Puts Security Before Diplomacy

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August 20, 2013 AT 1:03 PM
Saudi Arabia's pledge to replace U.S. aid to Egypt that could be cut in the wake of the military's bloody crackdown makes clear the American ally's priority in the Middle East: to keep deposed President Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood at bay and its own kingdom secure ? even at the risk of stepping on American toes.