Monday’s attack on the American consulate in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia drew renewed attention to that country’s battle wth terrorism. Tune in for a conversation about what the attack signifies, how U.S. policies and the war in Iraq factor in, and the future of the Saudi leadership.


  • Robert Baer former CIA operative and author of "Sleeping with the Devil" (Crown 2003)
  • Ambassador Walter Cutler president of the Meridian International Center and former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
  • Fawaz Gerges professor of Middle East and international affairs at Sarah Lawrence College; author of "Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy"

Related Links

Topics + Tags


comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Trump Campaign And Challenges For Down-Ballot Republican Candidates

Thursday, Oct 27 2016Donald Trump’s campaign and questions about fundraising are presenting challenges for other Republican candidates across the country. Guest host Susan Page and a panel of guests talk about what this could mean for the G-O-P’s get-out-the-vote operations and key races in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, North Carolina and elsewhere.

A Conversation With “Broad City” Co-Star Abbi Jacobson

Wednesday, Oct 26 2016What do Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour and Michael Jordan carry in their bags? Abbi Jacobson imagines the things you might find in her new illustrated book, "Carry This Book." We talk to the "Broad City" co-star about what you can learn from the contents of bags—and her success creating and starring in the hit Comedy Central show.