Scott talks with Cato Institute Senior Fellow Doug Bandow about an article he wrote recently for The American Conservative. Bandow gives his take on Biden’s trip to Saudi Arabia. He thinks the Saudis were purposefully disrespectful to the U.S. President and that Biden just took it. Bandow explains the ways Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been changing how Saudi Arabia oppresses its people — rolling back religious tyranny while expanding political tyranny. Finally, Scott and Bandow take a step back and examine the Biden Administration’s approach to the entire Middle East region, which Bandow says is really just a continuation of Trump’s policies.
Discussed on the show:
- “Joe Biden Grovels to the Saudis” (The American Conservative)
- “Biden says he confronted Saudis directly on Khashoggi” (The Washington Post)
Doug Bandow is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and a regular contributor at Forbes Magazine, the National Interest, Antiwar.com, and elsewhere. He’s on Twitter @Doug_Bandow.
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