September 07, 2018 Issue

Cover story World
The United States has overlooked human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia for more than 70 years, but no president has cozied up to the oil-rich kingdom like Donald Trump—even as he seeks to disengage from the Middle East.
In Focus

Sleeping Rough

Tulcán, Ecuador—Migrants have been fleeing the financial crisis in Venezuela by the thousands. This group, traveling between Tulcán and Ibarra on August 22, hoped to cross the border into Peru. Six days earlier, Ecuador had declared that Venezuelans would need to show passports, which many migrants don’t have. But Peru announced an identical measure, to begin August 25.
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