Terror Returns to Saudi

AP PHOTO/SAUDI GAZETTE

Security forces outside Jidda's U.S. consulate after the attack

After five saudi extremists launched a brazen commando attack last week on the U.S. consulate in Jidda — the Red Sea port city that was Osama bin Laden's hometown — it came as something of a relief that they failed to penetrate the building and claimed only five innocent lives. But the latest terrorist operation by al-Qaeda loyalists raises serious new concerns. It was the first time al-Qaeda managed to strike an American diplomatic mission in Saudi Arabia. Riding in a car emblazoned with a banner reading there is no god but god, ringleader Fayez bin Awad al Juhaini and his...

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