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Saudi Arabia’s dilemma: Normalize now or wait?
Though Saudi Arabia appears willing to normalize its relations with Israel, it must act cautiously. Riyadh is waiting to see which path President-elect Joe Biden will take once in the White House, but many assume his approach to the Middle East will differ from the Trump administration’s strategy. Nevertheless, it can be expected that Washington will continue backing a strong regional front against Iran – to which an Arab-Israeli rapprochement would greatly contribute.