“In a matter of days, Saudi Arabia carried out blockbuster agreements with the world’s two leading powers — China and the United States. Riyadh signed a Chinese-facilitated deal aimed at restoring diplomatic ties with its arch-nemesis Iran and then announced a massive contract to buy commercial planes from U.S. manufacturer Boeing.” Is this just about China/US competition. Or is MBS repositioning Saudi Arabia. With Saudi deals, US, China battle for influence in Mideast.