Editorial: Saudi Arabia’s Special Power Over Donald Trump

If all this was happening in Iran, it’s a fair guess that the president, Congress and a host of other voices would react with outrage.

Consider this foreign policy challenge: A Mideast leader undertakes a stunning power play to cement domestic control, carrying out mass arrests without due process and installing loyalists in key ministries. He ratchets up criticism of a regional rival and accuses it of effectively declaring war. And another Mideast leader, while on a visit to the first one’s country, abruptly resigns and doesn’t return home.If all this were happening in Iran, it’s a fair guess that President Trump, Congress ...