SAUDI ARABIA – Politics, America, and Culture: Behind Saudi Arabia’s Hesitation (Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Mordechai Kedar, BESA Center)

The official Saudi denial of a meeting between Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu proves that the meeting did not produce the result Netanyahu had hoped for. Riyadh does not yet see sufficient reason to make the groundbreaking change of open and normalized relations with Jerusalem.