Roberts said the Saudis have a history of failing to cooperate with U.S. investigations. "If they want to show they're really dedicated to full cooperation, they can start by providing the FBI unfettered access to investigate the attacks," Roberts said. "They've never done that."
For Saudi Arabia, it is not just a matter of stopping terrorism but of propping up the economy. Much of the skilled labor in the kingdom, and virtually all of the unskilled labor, is provided by foreign workers. The government has been trying to "Saudi-ize" the work force for years, but the process has been slow going. This attack could create lots of jobs for Saudi citizens.