Tagged: Saudi Arabia

U.S. cyberattacks CIA Web site

The Washington Post reports the U.S. military cyberattacked and shut down a joint Saudi-CIA Web site which had been set up to uncover terror plots in Saudi Arabia.  The military said it was putting Americans at risk.  International relations Professor Joseph Wippl, a 30-year CIA operations officer, says the shutdown could have been more tactful […]

Saudi cleric: death to co-ed

A prominent Saudi cleric has put a death fatwa on those who support mixing of genders in the workplace or schools.  International Relations Professor Houchang Chehabi, a native of Iran, calls it a desperate action by an ultraconservative cleric who does not represent official Saudi views. “At this point over half of all students at […]