Saudi Prince: Obama in Over His Head with Iran

Saudi Prince: Obama in Over His Head with Iran

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says President Obama is “outmatched” by Iran and is only willing to accept the current nuclear agreement because he is politically desperate. 

According to, Alwaleed said, “There’s no confidence in the Obama administration doing the right thing with Iran. We’re really concerned–Israel, Saudi Arabia, the Middle East countries–about this.”

He added, “Obama is in so much of rush to have a deal with Iran. He wants anything. He’s so [politically] wounded.” 

Alwaleed believes that “a stronger president” would reject the current deal and press Iran “to put its nuclear program in reverse…[shutter] facilities and mothball centrifuges.” 

He pointed out how the Obama administration “bragged about the first call between President Obama and President Rouhani.” And then asked rhetorically, “But what does a call mean? It’s nothing.” 

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