Why Cover for Saudi Arabia?
The case for concealing the nature of the U.S.-Saudi relationship was never very strong. Nor is the case for blacking out those twenty-eight pages. Some secrets need protecting, but this is one story that needs to be told.
Christopher A. Preble is vice president for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute.
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