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These Saudi citizens in the U.S. criticized their government. Now they live in fear

These Saudi citizens in the U.S. criticized their government. Now they live in fear

JUDY WOODRUFF: Today, the administration’s nominee to become ambassador to Saudi Arabia, retired General John Abizaid, testified in the Senate. He defended the kingdom’s importance to U.S. foreign policy, despite sharp criticism from senators who accuse the kingdom of cracking down on its critics. As foreign affairs correspondent Nick Schifrin reports, even Saudi citizens here …