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.


  • Fawaz Gerges professor of Middle East and international affairs at Sarah Lawrence College; author of "Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy"
  • 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

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