Thomas Lippman

Middle East Institute

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Scholar at the Middle East Institute, a nonpartisan think-tank; journalist and author of Saudi Arabia on the Edge: The Uncertain Future of an American Ally

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Saudi Arabia's justice system features public beheadings, hangings and floggings, which — to Western eyes -- are violations of human rights.

Saudi Arabia: Human Rights and Public Persuasion

Saudi Arabia's justice system features public beheadings, hangings and floggings, which — to Western eyes -- are violations of human rights.

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