Interview: Robert Lacey

Al Jazeera speaks to Saudi expert on Afghan president's bid to enlist Saudi help.

    Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's president, is visiting Saudi Arabia, in a bid to get the kingdom to help mediate with the Taliban.
     
    But the Saudis say that is not going to happen while the Taliban maintains links with al-Qaeda.

    Al Jazeera speaks to Robert Lacey, an expert on Saudi Arabia and author of the book Inside the Kingdom, about whether Karzai's attempt to get Saudi help would work.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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