U.S. Embassy Reopens in Saudi Arabia

The American embassy and two consulates are open again in Saudi Arabia, after closing temporarily in response to terrorism fears after the May 12 suicide bombings in Riyadh. The Saudi government says it is cracking down on supporters of Osama bin Laden, but some Saudi analysts say complete political, social and economic reforms are needed. Hear NPR's Kate Seelye.

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