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Trump’s spiritual tour to begin with Saudi desert tryst

In February 1945, a frail and ailing Franklin Roosevelt stopped in Egypt to meet contemporary Arab leaders, starting with the 70-year old founder of the Saudi Kingdom, Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud, better known to non-Arabs as Ibn Saud. The first US-Saudi Summit took place onboard the USS Quincy in the Suez Canal, where the two leaders cemented […]