Interview with Bahrain's Prime Minster The Opposition 'Are Terrorizing the Rest of This Country'

In one of the first interviews he has given to the Western media in years, Bahraini Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa defends his government's course of action against the country's opposition. He tells SPIEGEL ONLINE that he will not tolerate Western interference and accuses protesters of seeking to turn Bahrain into a "second Iran."
Unrest in Bahrain: "We are facing is exactly what the Americans are facing with terrorism."

Unrest in Bahrain: "We are facing is exactly what the Americans are facing with terrorism."

Foto: HAMAD I MOHAMMED/ REUTERS
Interview conducted by Souad Mekhennet in Bahrain