World leaders have gathered in Saudi Arabia to offer their condolences following the death of King Abdullah. U.S. President Barack Obama will cut his India trip short. The president will travel to Riyadh to offer condolences and meet with the new King Salman.
CCTV America interviewed Kenneth Katzman for more insight into the death of King Abdullah and a forecast of Saudi Arabia’s future. Katzman is a specialist on Middle Eastern affairs at the Congressional Research Service.