On the Plane

Archive: January 13, 2008 - January 19, 2008

The Royal Touch

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 15--One of the more surreal scenes of the eight-day presidential trip to the Middle East may have taken place this evening at the lavish Al Janadriyah Ranch, the so-called "horse farm" where Saudi King Abdullah entertains his most favored guests and raises Arabian stallions. When...

By washingtonpost.com Editors | January 15, 2008; 6:35 PM ET | Comments (6)

Dowd, Sick Instead of Skewering, Gets Help from White House Doc

By Michael Abramowitz RIYADH, Saudi Arabia---Having made a living for years skewering President Bush, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd is almost certainly not one of the White House's favorite columnists. She refers to the president dismissively, by his middle initial, and has been vastly less than impressed by his...

By Washington Post Editor | January 15, 2008; 10:47 AM ET | Comments (116)


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