Former Ambassador James Smith on significance of Saudi’s military drill

World Today

Saudi Arabia is hosting the largest military exercise in the history of the Middle East.

20 countries are participating. They include Arab countries, nations in Africa and those in south and east Asia.

For more, CCTV America’s Elaine Reyes spoke to James Smith, a former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 2009 to 2013. Smith also served in the U.S. Air Force.

Former Ambassador James Smith on significance of Saudi\'s military drill

Saudi Arabia is hosting the largest military exercise in the history of the Middle East.