King Abdullah

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz

“King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia: Leader of Consequence” by S. Rob Sobhani, was launched at a special book event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on February 24, 2010.  Welcome to the site that presents information about the book and about King Abdullah.  We are pleased to share the story of Saudi Arabia’s “Leader of Consequence” and look forward to your comments about this book and site, and about America’s important relationship with the Kingdom and the King.

From Viewpoint with James Zogby:

“Rob Sobhani, Author of “King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia: A Leader of Consequence”, spoke about his book, and highlighted his perspective on aspects of King Abdullah’s character. “I suppose what defined king Abdullah from the other leaders [in the Middle East] is that he’s honest”, Said Sobhani. Sobhani went on to discuss Abdullah further and explained his vitality for U.S.-Middle East relations stating: “…I firmly believe that president Obama has a once in a lifetime chance to put his hand across the table, shake Abdullah’s hand and solve some problems”, he added.” Run Time: 00:14:38.

King Abdullah Book Launch at CSIS

Dr. S. Rob Sobhani presented his new book, “King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia: Leader of Consequence,” at an event held at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. on February 24, 2010. In this video from CSIS he provides an overview of the book and anecdotes from his two-years of research in [...]

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King Abdullah: An Outstretched Hand – Prologue

FROM SUSRIS.COM Editor’s Note: We recently talked with Dr. Rob Sobhani about his new book, “King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia: A Leader of Consequence,” who said he took on the project two years ago because, “There was a vacuum of strategic thinking as it concerns U.S.-Saudi relations that needed to be addressed.” He added that [...]

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King Abdullah: Leader of Consequence – SUSRIS Interview

Reprinted with permission of SUSRIS.com Editor’s Note: Today Dr. Rob Sobhani launched his new book, “King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia: A Leader of Consequence,” in Washington at a new book event hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. In this exclusive SUSRIS interview we talk with him about the objectives and scope of [...]

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