Trouble in Saudi Arabia: Kingdom cracks down on internal dissent
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Timing is everything when it comes to the arrest of a firebrand Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia that sparked bloody violence. François Picard’s panelists look at an aging royal court faced with an Arab Spring and obsessed with regional rival Iran.
- Andrew Exum, Senior fellow, Centre for New American Security
- Ali Al-Ahmed, Director, Institute for Gulf Affairs
- Omar Ashour,Visiting Scholar, Brookings Doha Center
Program prepared and produced by Christopher Davies, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel