May 14, 2003 | Amb. Dore Gold
May 13, 2003 | Amb. Dore Gold
The suicide bombings in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, that left dozens dead - including 7-10 U.S. citizens - should not have come as a surprise. There has been increasing evidence that al-Qaeda, which took credit for the attack, has viewed the Saudi kingdom as one of its main areas of refuge since the U.S. victory against the Taliban in Afghanistan, for a number of reasons:
April 14, 2003 | Amb. Dore Gold
Even with the U.S. winning a lightning victory in Iraq, the question will remain about how to win the overall war on terrorism. The war in Iraq reminds us that the Saudi role in global terrorism still needs to be addressed. The organizational link between Iraq and al Qaeda, identified as Ansar al-Islam by Secretary of State Colin Powell during his address before the U.N. Security Council, was not just a product of Iraqi policy.
September 1, 1997 | Mordechai Abir