Since at least 2001, the Saudis and Israelis have successfully reframed American policy in the Greater Middle East, and the results have been disastrous.
The same official also claims that Saudi Arabia has failed to cooperate in an investigation of the slaying.
The president's warning comes as the administration toughens its response to the disappearance of the Saudi journalist, which has sparked global outrage.
Riyadh has enjoyed a special relationship with Washington from the time President Franklin Roosevelt met with King Abdul Aziz in 1945.
Critics demand to know why the president is so unwilling to hold Riyadh to account for the alleged murder of a Washington Post journalist.
Experts assembled by the Human Rights Council cite the Saudi-led coalition's repeated attacks on civilian targets.
Saudi women are at the heart of a transformation spearheaded by the country's crown prince—and also at the center of a tug of war between those agitating for further reforms and a religious majority that remains wary of change.
The detentions of at least 10 women's rights activists—seven women and three men—are seen as a culmination of a steady crackdown on perceived critics of the government.
With Donald Trump’s decision to shred the Iran nuclear agreement, it’s time for the rest of us to start thinking about what such a war in the region would mean for the world.