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Saudis Withdraw 21 Cadets From US After Stabbing Spree

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Published on January 13, 2020 - Duration: 00:37s

Saudis Withdraw 21 Cadets From US After Stabbing Spree

Saudi Arabia will withdraw 21 cadets receiving military training in the United States.

This is following a U.S. investigation into a Saudi officer’s fatal shooting of three Americans.

The stabbing happened at a Florida naval base that U.S. Attorney General William Barr branded an act of terrorism.

The Dec.

6 attack further complicated U.S.-Saudi relations at a time of heightened tensions.

Reuters reports that Iran is Saudi Arabia’s regional rival.

A deputy sheriff shot dead the gunman, Saudi Air Force Second Lieutenant Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, in the Pensacola, Florida, incident.

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