A four-point guide to Saudi Arabia’s break from the US, primarily over policy and actions in the Syrian conflict….

1. The Immediate Situation: The Saudis Reject a Seat on UN Security Council

2. Why Has Saudi Arabia Broken from the US? It’s Syria.

3. So What Does the US Do in Response? “Washington is Now Caught Between Hell and High Water”

4. Is This Just Syria? No.

“What we are looking at is a serious case, but it has far wider consequences.”