A Royal Ruckus

The horrors of Sept. 11 were designed, among other things, to strain relations between the West and Islam. They are doing just that, as Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz al Saud — one of the most outspoken members of the Saudi royal family — learned firsthand last week in a clash with Rudy Giuliani, the even more blunt-talking New York City mayor.

The commotion began after Alwaleed, 44, presented Giuliani with a $10 million donation to Giuliani's Twin Towers Fund. Nice gesture, but then an aide passed out a statement that turned out to...

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