Brookings scholar Alan Berube discusses the “MetroMonitor,” which examines the economic health of the nation’s largest metro areas and explains why recovery will occur at an uneven pace throughout the country; Darrell West, vice president and director of governance studies discusses how technological innovation can make government more responsive to citizens; and the man on the street ponders unrest in Iran. All on our podcast, @ Brookings.
Both Egypt and the UAE have come out defending the Saudis. Perhaps they also played some role in the operation. There is no evidence of that aside from the suspicious stops in Cairo and Dubai.