Sleeping with the Devil: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude Topics for Discussion

Robert Baer
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Why is Saudi Arabia so important as an oil producer? Why is the Saudi oil system so vulnerable to attack?

Why does Baer feel that the Saudi royal family is a target to be overthrown? What characteristics does he mention in the royal family and in the population?

How did the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia begin? Who benefited and why?

What is the Muslim Brotherhood? Why did Baer take an interest in the group?

How are radical Islamic groups funded through charities? What evidence is there of Saudi involvement in the funding of these groups?

What made Baer decide to leave the CIA? What are his conclusions about the 9/11 attacks?

What is Baer's opinion of the House of Sa'ud? How does he feel the war in Iraq will affect the House of Sa'ud?

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