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The U.S. and the Saudis
January 18, 2008

In September of 1933 Krug Henry, Bert Miller and Karl Twitchell came to Saudi Arabia on behalf of the Standard Oil company to explore Saudi Arabia's oil reserves. The oil they found would turn the family of King Abdul Aziz from a newly re-established monarchy of a poor country into one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in the world. The oil also created a strategic partnership that continues to this day.

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Published on January 18, 2008.

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