Are regional powers in the Middle East attempting to control the outcome of the uprisings?

As the Arab spring continues to blossom, a counter-revolution is taking hold of the region with Saudi Arabia at the helm. On Thursday's Riz Khan we ask: Will new-found freedoms across the Middle East affect Saudi Arabia's hold on the region?

We speak with Salman Shaikh, the Director of the Brookings Doha Center and fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, where he focuses on mediation and conflict resolution issues facing the Middle East and South Asia.

You can watch the show at 1930 GMT on Al Jazeera English. Repeats will air next day at 0430 GMT, 0830 GMT and 1430 GMT.

Source: Al Jazeera