As usual when it comes to the Saudi Royals, they've been taken for an American Ride - 'Howdy Abdullah' in this case, 'We now have a close personal relationship' says the American President.
THE TIMES, LONDON, 4/26/02:
End Israel's `war dance', Bush urged
President George Bush is being urged to rein in the Israelis and act impartially in the Middle East conflict. After the US President met Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah, the Saudi-based Arab News said: "The prince's message is very simple. Peace cannot be gained in the Middle East on the basis of enslavement of a people (the Palestinians). "It is only America that can pull the fuse and stop the war dance of those (in Israel) who believe that the path to peace is paved with skulls and carcasses