Seven minutes into the show, he said what we already knew, but is good to hear direct confirmation of, that there is an unwritten rule, and a “chill” in the American ex-pat community of talking politics and religion while living in Saudi Arabia.
Despite that, he went on to talk about much of the politics in the region, and about some of his observations while living there.
Listen in to get a first-hand perspective of living and working in the capital of one of the world’s most tightly-controlled societies.
For more on Saudi Arabia, see my articles:
1) Rachael Rudolph says she feels at home in Saudi Arabia, just like in the United States.
2) Shariah-compliant Saudi Arabia and UAE are no strangers to international banking hegemony.
3) Russia surpassed Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer in 2009