The WikiLeaks data exposed that despite of good relation with Pakistan, Saudi monarchy headed by King Abdullah wished for a second Musharraf, whom they can trust.
According to a report about WikiLeaks in guardian, King Abdullah preferred Nawaz Sharif over the president Asif Ali Zardari. King Abdullah defined Zardari as the "rotten head that was infecting the whole body".
In Jan 2009 during a talks with James Jones, then the US national security adviser, Abdullah told that Pakistan's army was "staying out of Pakistani politics in deference to US wishes, rather than doing what it 'should'".
In another diplomatic cable, an American guest to Saudi told that Saudi was looking for another Musharraf, a strong, forceful leader they know they can trust.