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Russia and America should unite against Saudi-China alliance

Russia and America should unite against Saudi-China alliance

PARIS -- If the Central Intelligence Agency's role is to discreetly promote the economic and political interests of the United States, then there's one country that ought to be awfully disappointing to the agency right now: Saudi Arabia. In fact, if there's an issue on which America and Russia could potentially agree, it would be the damage Saudi Arabia has recently wrought upon the national and economic security of both nations.

Take Syria, for example. The CIA operation to train Syrian rebels goes by the code name "Timber Sycamore," according to theNew York Times. As it turns out, if a Timber Sycamore falls covertly on the president ofS yria and no one is supposed to see...

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