President Barack Obama has proposed opening up new areas for offshore drilling, including in the Atlantic. For this month's Environmental Outlook, Diane and her guests discuss the prospects for finding oil and gas offshore, and the environmental and safety concerns.
A panel talks about the latest news from and opinions on this oil-rich Arab nation: its military cooperation with the U.S. and its place in the fight against terrorism, its role in the Middle East peace process, and Western concerns over human rights in Saudi Arabia.
- Fareed Mahamedi chief economist for Petroleum Finance Company
- Geoffrey Kemp the Nixon Center
- Fawaz Gerges professor of Middle East and international affairs at Sarah Lawrence College; author of "Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy"
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