"Since Sept. 11, people are suspicious of all Saudi money," he said.
Nevertheless, some officials worry about the American dependence on Saudi money.
No one has yet said why the Saudi money stopped at that point.
He also said the Saudi money was intended to buy nonlethal supplies, such as medicine, clothing and vehicles.
The Saudi money has had a profound effect on extremist groups, allowing some to keep going and inspiring others to start recruiting, the officials said.
Seven mosques, several financed with Saudi money, are scattered around the campus.
Regarding 'colonialism', I'd be interested to know how much Saudi money is behind them.
The town's proudest building is its new mosque, built in traditional mountain style, but with Saudi money.
A major chunk of the American economy is built on Saudi money.
So can I pay for it in Saudi money?