Mustafa Alani

Gulf Research Center

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Director of Security and Terrorism Studies at the Gulf Research Center, a Dubai-based think-tank

Mustafa Alani on KCRW

Fifteen years after the attacks of September 11, the families of victims still want authorization to sue Saudi Arabia -- even though there's no "smoking gun."

Suing Saudi Arabia: What could go wrong?

Fifteen years after the attacks of September 11, the families of victims still want authorization to sue Saudi Arabia -- even though there's no "smoking gun."

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Hours after the  announcement  that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had turned over power to the country's military, the party was still going on. But many questions remain.

US, Regional Perspectives on Egypt's Upheaval

Hours after the announcement that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had turned over power to the country's military, the party was still going on. But many questions remain.

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Another hanging has gone awry, the civilian death toll is higher than anyone thought before and Iraq’s government may not be on board.  All this as  Secretary of State Rice visits…

A Shaky Start for the New Way Forward

Another hanging has gone awry, the civilian death toll is higher than anyone thought before and Iraq’s government may not be on board.  All this as Secretary of State Rice visits…

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