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Jamal Khashoggi

  1. foreign interests
    A Year Later, Khashoggi’s Murder Has Only Been a Good Thing for MBSThe U.S. and the world’s business community have failed to hold the Saudis accountable – but the murder sent a clear message to would-be dissenters.
  2. office of american innovation
    Watch Jared Kushner Butcher His Own Claim That Trump Isn’t RacistKushner also said that Trump brought in “people who never would’ve been in Washington before who were not qualified by conventional standards.”
  3. international intrigue
    Bezos Security Chief Says Saudis Gained Access to Amazon Founder’s Phone, DataGavin de Becker says his team thinks the Saudis got into Bezos’s phone, and suggests that may be how AMI became aware of the Amazon CEO’s affair.
  4. international intrigue
    Report: Khashoggi’s Body Incinerated in Oven at Saudi Envoy’s HomeOnce believed to have been dissolved in acid, the body of the Saudi dissident is now thought to have been burned.
  5. jamal khashoggi
    The Senate Is Now So Sure MBS Killed Khashoggi, It Might Oppose Starving YemenGOP senators are now convinced that the Saudi Crown prince ordered the killing. As punishment, they just might stop helping him commit war crimes.
  6. the national interest
    Trump Writes Bonkers Defense of Saudi Prince for Murder of JournalistEven by Trump standards, the president’s argument is insane.
  7. world view
    Trump Doesn’t Understand What the Khashoggi Scandal Means for Saudi RelationsHe can refuse to hear evidence and shrug off reports of MBS’s involvement, but he won’t be able to ignore the consequences of the journalist’s murder.
  8. foreign interests
    Trump May Let Turkey Kill U.S. Resident to Help Saudis Who Killed U.S. ResidentErdogan won’t lay off Riyadh for killing Khashoggi — so Trump might send him a legal U.S. immigrant whom the Turkish leader wants to behead.
  9. politics
    The U.S. Is Finally Pushing for an End to the War in YemenAfter helping Saudi Arabia create a humanitarian crisis, the U.S. now wants to end it.
  10. games
    There Is a Professional Wrestling Angle to the Murder of Jamal KhashoggiThe WWE is forging ahead with its plan for a major event in Saudi Arabia this Friday.
  11. bernie sanders
    Sanders Makes a Strong Case Against the Saudis (and for Bernie 2020)Foreign policy gave Bernie Sanders’s last presidential campaign nothing but headaches. Now, it’s giving his next one a reason for being.
  12. technology
    Why Silicon Valley Finds It Hard to Say No to Saudi Arabian DollarsThere’s too much at stake for the tech industry to forswear the Kingdom’s money piles altogether.
  13. global politics
    Erdogan Seized on Khashoggi Murder in Hopes of Humiliating His Saudi RivalThe Turkish president drew the world’s attention with continual leaks, aiming to expose MBS as a brute and turn the world against Saudi Arabia.
  14. jamal khashoggi
    Trump Won’t Let Khashoggi’s Death Cost Working-Class Saudi Lobbyists Their JobsThe president says that the U.S. can’t afford to lose all the jobs that the Saudi alliance creates. But he really means “the swamp” can’t.
  15. foreign policy
    The U.S. Has Deep Ties to Saudi Arabia — But Disentangling Ourselves Is PossiblePulling away from Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi is a risky prospect. Trump clearly isn’t interested, but there are steps U.S. lawmakers could take.
  16. the national interest
    Trump Praises Republican Criminal for Attacking JournalistA revealing glimpse into what Trump really thinks about other cases of violence against the media.
  17. the national circus
    Frank Rich: What Saudi Arabia Now Knows About Bone SawsM.B.S. and company may have wrecked their comfortable spot in American politics by generating a murder mystery too lurid for the public to ignore.
  18. the national interest
    Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder Cover-up Is Another Reason to Turn Congress DemocraticThe Trump administration is helping Saudi Arabia cover up the murder, and Republicans are letting it.
  19. victimhood
    Trump Fights for Victims, and the Only True Victim Is TrumpFrom the Central Park Five to Jamal Khashoggi, Trump’s concept of victimhood is dictated less by truth than the naked advancement of his own power.
  20. politics
    Pat Robertson Cares More About a Saudi Weapons Deal Than a Journalist’s MurderIn comments on Jamal Khashoggi’s apparent murder, the Christian-right warhorse revealed he can no longer distinguish God’s will from Donald Trump’s.
  21. the national interest
    Trump Calls the Saudis As Innocent As Brett Kavanaugh“Here we go again with you know you’re guilty until proven innocent,” Trump says. “We just went through that with Justice Kavanaugh.”
  22. business
    Will Corporate America Dump Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi?Trump may not want to punish them, but CEOs risk alienating customers, investors, and employees if they are seen as condoning the regime’s actions.
  23. jamal khashoggi
    Reports: Saudi Arabia Mulling ‘We Only Meant to Kidnap Khashoggi’ DefenseRiyadh plans to say that Saudi agents intended to abduct the journalist, but that his decapitation was a tragic mistake, according to CNN.
  24. jamal khashoggi
    Jamal Khashoggi’s Apple Watch Almost Certainly Didn’t Record His DeathA story floating around social media and Turkish newspapers about missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi doesn’t add up.
  25. international affairs
    Pressure Builds on Saudi Arabia, But Will Trump Continue to Get Played?Trump has vowed to severely punish the Saudis if they killed Jamal Khashoggi, but that punishment seems likely to include selling them more arms.
  26. foreign policy
    Trump’s Weak Khashoggi Response Tells Dictators They Can Get Away With MurderIf Trump fails to punish the Saudis for Jamal Khashoggi’s apparent murder, it will signal that money and flattery are worth more than U.S. morals.
  27. the national interest
    Trump Says Murders Shouldn’t Stop Saudi Weapon Sales Because ‘We Have Jobs’President Trump continues to elucidate his mafia doctrine of American foreign policy.
  28. international affairs
    Report: The U.S. Intercepted Saudi Communications About Capturing KhashoggiSaudi Arabia’s continued denials of killing the dissident journalist are not holding up.
  29. international affairs
    Everything We Know About the Disappearance and Alleged Murder of Jamal KhashoggiTurkey has alleged that the Washington Post journalist was murdered by the Saudi regime, but it’s not yet clear what has happened.