If it's true that you can judge a person by the friends they keep, and if one can apply this to nations, or rather, to national ruling classes, then the US ruling class does not measure up very well. However, given the crimes committed by agents of our ruling class particularly against foreign countries, maybe "birds of feather flock together".
“There is no independent judiciary, as both police and the prosecutor’s office are accountable to the Interior Ministry. This ministry’s officials investigate ‘crimes’ (they call them crimes), related to freedom of speech. So they fabricate evidence, don’t allow people to have attorneys”, the prince told RT Arabic. “Even if a court rules to release such a ‘criminal’, the Ministry of Interior keeps him in prison, even though there is a court order to release him. There have even been killings! Killings! And as for the external opposition, Saudi intelligence forces find these people abroad! There is no safety inside or outside the country.”