Trouble in the House of Saud

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photoThe secretive kingdom of Saudi Arabia is struggling to cope with public dissatisfaction in the wake of accusations by Bob Woodward of a secret deal between the Bush administration and the Saudi government.

Yesterday's suicide bomb attack has further turned up the heat. Tonight On Point: the dysfunctional, co-dependant, and crucial marriage between the United States and Saudi Arabia.


Craig Unger, author of House of Bush, House of Saud, The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties. Youssef Ibrahim, Managing Director, Strategic Energy Investment Group, and Former Middle East correspondent for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

This program aired on April 22, 2004.


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