Rob Gifford (2-way) (update from Pakistan...fighting in Kashmir)
*NPR's Correspondent, Islamabad, Pakistan
*Middle-East Correspondent, Time magazine (has been in Saudi Arabia for the past two-weeks)
*Contributing Writer, The New Yorker magazine
*Director of the Washington Office of the Cambridge Energy Associates (energy policy analyst)
*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.