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A Saudi Official Reflects on Extremism

Clip: Season 2018 Episode 3 | 3m 16s Video has closed captioning.

In Saudi Arabia, it can be rare for leaders to openly acknowledge any link between the state's ultra-conservative Wahhabi strain of Islam, and the global rise of extremism and terrorism. But in a conversation with FRONTLINE's Martin Smith in the new documentary series "Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia," Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister, Adel Al-Jubier, makes a rare on-camera reflection.

Aired: 02/02/18

Rating: NR

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