American-Saudi relations were built as part of a legacy of interests after World War II. Ever since the meeting between Roosevelt and King Abdulaziz, and the Eisenhower Doctrine with King Saud all the way through to the several agreements and consecutive meetings with crown princes and kings, the relations were not only based on cultural ties, religious dimensions or geographic locations. They revolved around interests; the more they were strengthened, the more solid ties were, and when they begin to fade, they would be in danger.
Everyone knows what happened and what caused the disturbance in the region after Obama turned away from Saudi Arabia and preferred to negotiate with Iran. This is when the disaster happenedFahad Suleiman Shoqiran