Saudi-US quarrelAs someone who has been a consultant to the oil and gas industry over the past 30 years, with particular emphasis on Saudi Arabia, I was appalled to read your editorial (OGJ, Aug. 4, 2003, p. 17) "The Saudi-US Quarrel" in part because OGJ has generally not stooped to slurs when addressing issues of serious importance to the industry.You write: "Revulsion towards Americans and other westerners—or at least to their culture—is endemic in the rigidly Muslim kingdom, where freedom of expression is limited to disparaging infidels." You then write that the Saudi monarchy might have been under "internal pressures" to dispatch the suicidal fanatics of 9/11, but charitab...

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