Inside the "Garden of Evil"

(Sydney Morning Herald) Paul McGeough - In the year since three-quarters of the September 11 hijackers were revealed to have come from Saudi Arabia, resentment has become the dominant emotion in the kingdom. Even when they express horror, many Saudis quickly segue to a variation of: "Well, the Americans deserved it, didn't they?" Saudis seek refuge in a parallel universe, a place where answers to questions about what is rotten in Saudi Arabia dwell on the faults of the U.S. and Israel.

2002-10-09 00:00:00

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