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Pakistan Walks Tightrope Over Yemen Crisis

When Saudi Arabia calls Pakistan for help in its hour of need, the bell rings loudly, especially in the office of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who owes his freedom, and some say his life, to the Saudi royal family. They intervened to get him out of jail and into exile in Saudi Arabia, after a 1999 military coup against him by General Pervez Musharraf. Personal favors aside, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is also a longtime economic benefactor to the country. It has bailed out Pakistan...

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