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Saudi King Decries 'Occupation' of Iraq

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Saudi King Decries 'Occupation' of Iraq

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Saudi King Decries 'Occupation' of Iraq

Saudi King Decries 'Occupation' of Iraq

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At a summit of Arab leaders this week, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia said the U.S. is illegally occupying Iraq. What are the political implications for such a statement from a key ally in the region? Rachel Bronson of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs offers her insights in a conversation with Steve Inskeep.