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Saudi Arabia and the War on Terrorism
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Saudi Arabia and the War on Terrorism

Saudi Arabia and the War on Terrorism

Saudi Arabia and the War on Terrorism
Only Available in Archive Formats.


Guests:

Rob Gifford (2-way) (update from Pakistan...fighting in Kashmir)
*NPR's Correspondent, Islamabad, Pakistan

Scott MaCleod
*Middle-East Correspondent, Time magazine (has been in Saudi Arabia for the past two-weeks)

Seymour Hersh
*Contributing Writer, The New Yorker magazine

James Placke
*Director of the Washington Office of the Cambridge Energy Associates (energy policy analyst)

Stanley Mieses
*Lives a couple of blks from the towers, witnessed the collapse of both towers now displaced living with friends

Almost a decade after the Gulf War, American troops are still stationed in Saudi Arabia. The U.S. presence there helps guarantee the flow of oil to the West. But many in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Muslim world resent the presence of U.S. troops in the country that is home to Islam's holiest sites. Neal Conan talks with experts about Saudi Arabia's role in the U.S. war on terrorism.

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