Saudi Arabia, Iran And The U.S.

Join guest host Jacki Lyden on the next Talk of the Nation for a look at the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iran and how their rivalry is impacting US foreign policy. Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of targeting U.S. military bases including the bombing of a military housing complex which killed 19 U.S. soldiers in Saudi Arabia this summer. How will these allegations resonate in the State Department? Guests: Frank Anderson Senior Vice President of Foreign Reports, Inc. a Middle East consulting firm Graham Fuller Senior Political Scientist, Rand Corporation, Washington, D.C. Geoffery Kemp Director of Regional Strategic Programs, Nixon Center for Peace and Freedom, Washington, D.C. Listeners call in



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