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  • Collapsing House of Saud

    , by SULEHRIA Farooq

    “King Abdullah had at least two phone conversations with President Obama to convey his concerns in the weeks before Mr. Mubarak’s ouster, and the last conversation ended in sharp disagreement”
    The New York Time’s Robert Worth, writing about Saudi worries over Arab revolutions, reports how ‘the (...)

  • ’The Saudi Kleptocracy’: In Princes’ Pockets

    , by ALI Tariq

    * America’s Kingdom: Mythmaking on the Saudi Oil Frontier by Robert Vitalis. * Contesting the Saudi State: Islamic Voices from a New Generation by Madawi Al-Rasheed.
    The day after the attacks on New York and Washington in 2001, a Saudi woman resident in London, a member of a wealthy family, (...)