Trump wants to reconfigure relationship with Saudi Arabia and make it
relevant for his «America First» policies. Hopes are high in Riyadh too
that Trump seeks to forge a warmer relationship with the kingdom.
Clearly, both sides are seeking a renewal of the bilateral relationship.
However, a comparison of the Saudi and White House accounts of the
talks between Trump and Mohammad bin Salman reveals significant
divergences in what each side is expecting from a «reset».