Friday, October 14, 2011 | Categories: Day 6 Blog
This is a 2004 shot of Manssor Arbabsiar - aka Scarface - the man accused of plotting to kill the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. The alleged plot involves a Mexican drug cartel hitman hired to kill the ambassador while he dined at his favourite restaurant. Some foreign policy experts have their doubts about the elaborate scheme - count among them Barbara Slavin. The senior fellow at The Atlantic Council shares her skepticism with Brent.