Saudi Arabia: Friend or Foe?

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Saudi Arabia says it can live with the Iran nuclear deal after all — especially since President Obama has promised new military assistance. As the US bolsters the traditional alliance, critics are raising questions about the Kingdom's human rights record, the bombing of Yemen and the money that helps spread a radical form of Islam.

Also,Congress comes back to talks of a shutdown. On today's Talking Point: Angela Merkel says, "the world is watching," but other countries of Europe are not following Germany's lead when it comes to accepting refugees  now and for the foreseeable future.

Photo: Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) departs the West Wing of the White House after meetings with President Barack Obama in Washington September 4, 2015. (Gary Cameron/Reuters)