WHY HAS THE U.S.-SAUDI RELATIONSHIP BECOME MORE COMPLICATED?
Objectives: SWBAT analyze, evaluate, source and annotate excerpted primary and secondary source complex text, video and articles regarding U.S.-Saudi relations toward skill building for the long-extended essay portion of the AP Government & Politics.
BOOK: Reidel, Bruce (2018) Kings and Presidents: Saudi Arabia and the United States Since FDR. Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institute (Pgs. 184-203)
VIDEO: The U.S.-Saudi Relationship Is Deeply Troubled (1:10 mins.) – November 2017 – Brookings Institute
PRIMARY SOURCE: Big Bets & Black Swans (The Black Swan Memo) – Brookings Institute 2013 p. 76-80
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