One of the most memorable moments of my life was arriving as a young man from Saudi Arabia to the California of the 1950s. America was everything I expected, and much more. It was a rainbow of hope, beauty and elegance, composed of a confident and modern people who had taken it upon themselves to save Europe and the world twice from the evils that emerged in its dark midst.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump climb on walls at the US Capitol during a protest against the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the US Congress, in Washington, US, January 6, 2021. (File photo: Reuters)