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Our relationship with Saudi Arabia should flow from our own needs—not theirs—based on the realities of the region.

Today, the war between Saudi Arabia and Iran—effectively between the Muslim world’s Sunni and Shia blocs, is the great issue in the Middle East.

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gives a speech to his followers on March, 27, 2016 before entering the highly fortified Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq.

Surprise election estimates put U.S. foe Al-Sadr in position to determine Iraq’s next leader.