The Enemy Within

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HIDDEN: The Saudi government has long allowed radical imams to preach extreme intolerance

The President of the United States and the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia belong to a mutual admiration society. Each time U.S. Ambassador Robert Jordan meets with Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud, the prince always warmly asks about Bush's health. Yet when Jordan asked the Saudis for help recently, he got a brush-off. In April, U.S. intelligence picked up strong signals that major terrorist attacks by al-Qaeda against Americans in Saudi Arabia were in the works. In three separate letters to Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef — dated April 29, May 7 and May 10 — Jordan...

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