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August 9, 1990 | RUDY ABRAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the United States hailed its new relationship with Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, Defense Secretary Dick Cheney took note of a little-remembered meeting that provided early stability to Washington's relations with the desert kingdom. During his crisis meeting with King Fahd last weekend, Cheney recalled, the Saudi king had spoken of the two countries' historic relationship dating back to a meeting between his father, King Abdulaziz ibn Saud, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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August 9, 1990 | RUDY ABRAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the United States hailed its new relationship with Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, Defense Secretary Dick Cheney took note of a little-remembered meeting that provided early stability to Washington's relations with the desert kingdom. During his crisis meeting with King Fahd last weekend, Cheney recalled, the Saudi king had spoken of the two countries' historic relationship dating back to a meeting between his father, King Abdulaziz ibn Saud, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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June 27, 1996 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In retrospect, Communique 43, put out three weeks ago by a London-based Saudi opposition group, looks prophetic: "CDLR warns that the United States is viewed, by the public at large, as an accomplice of the Saudi tyranny . . . and as an unjust racist imperial power in general," said the statement from the Committee for the Defense of Legitimate Rights, distributed worldwide by the group's sophisticated fax network.
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