A Lonely Campaign Against Intolerance in Saudi Arabia

(Washington Post) Marc Fisher - Ali Al-Ahmed's Saudi Institute, a one-man operation, seeks to spread the word that Saudi Arabia is so deeply intolerant and repressive a society that, as al-Ahmed says, "America must come and force reform on us, because we are incapable of it." Al-Ahmed is a reviled figure at the Saudi Embassy. His most recent product is a research paper that details numerous incendiary statements in books and pamphlets distributed to Muslim students by two Saudi educational institutes in Northern Virginia.

2002-10-02 00:00:00

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