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Lege feliciter
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"The Queen was at the heart of the Diamond Celebrations this week. But how relevant is she in modern day Australia? Rod Quinn discussed with Robert Lacey, author of 'Majesty'."

Please feel free to download my first foray into Podcasting. It is an interview I did with Australian radio host Rod Quinn.

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Demonstrations of any type, political or otherwise are rare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – bear in mind this is a country with no legal political parties or popular mass movements. "There is no history of public protests, even in support of the government," said Jaafar al-Shayeb, a city councilor and businessman in al-Qatif – quoted this week in the Guardian Newspaper.

Broadcast on the BBC World Service’s Newshour on Friday March 11th 2011, I was in discussion with the BBC’s Claire Balderson and Paul Wood in Riyadh, talking about the Saudi "Day of Rage".



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Robert Lacey's other website about life in modern Saudi Arabia