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Terror in Saudi Arabia

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photoSuicide bombers killed dozens, including at least seven Americans, in Riyadh yesterday. Secretary of State Colin Powell, on a visit to the bombed site, said the attacks have "all the fingerprints of Al Qaeda." We'll take a close look at the U.S. relationship with Saudia Arabia and whether it is still in line with U.S. interests.

Guests:

Steven Weisman, chief diplomatic correspondent, The New York Times

Robert Baer, Former CIA official and author of the forthcoming book, "Sleeping With the Devil: How Washington Sold its Soul for Saudi Crude"

Dore Gold, former Israeli ambassador to the U.N and author of "Hatred's Kingdom: How Saudi Arabia Supports the New Global Terrorism"

Khaled Al-Maeena, Editor-in-Chief of the Saudi English daily newspaper Arab News

John Esposito, University Professor of Religion and International Affairs at Georgetown University and author of "Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam", and "What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam".

This program aired on May 13, 2003. The audio for this program is not available.

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