ANCHOR LEAD: In the wake of the release of the bin Laden tape, reaction has come swiftly and strongly from the Arab world. That story in 3, 2, 1 …
ANNOUNCER: Americans reacted immediately to the bin Laden tape with strong emotion. Now, the Saudis have weighed in and the reaction is no different:
AL-JUBEIR: “Bin Laden is a psychopath, he is a monster.”
ANNOUNCER: Adel Al-Jubeir is the Foreign Affairs Advisor to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia:
AL-JUBEIR: “Bin Laden does not represent Islam, bin Laden does not represent the Saudi people. U.S.-Saudi relations have been strong for the past six decades, and we expect them to grow deeper and stronger in the coming six decades.”
ANNOUNCER: Saudi Arabia is one of America’s strongest allies in the Arab World. Robert Barber reporting.