Coming and glowing: How Saudis receive US presidents

When President Joe Biden arrives in Saudi Arabia Friday, the first clues about his visit will be visible on the airport tarmac, where US leaders have received markedly different welcomes.

Following Biden’s oft-cited comment about making Saudi a “pariah”, here is a look at how the Saudis have greeted some of his predecessors during the ups and downs of a stormy bilateral relationship.

– A kiss for George W. –