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    Jamal Khashoggi, journalist—and prominent critic of the Saudi regime—may have been murdered by Saudi assassins in Istanbul:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/world...2aa_story.html

    Of course, given the source, we should wait for independent corroboration. But, if true, this might in another time have been sufficient cause to cut Saudi Arabia right off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aimless View Post
    Jamal Khashoggi, journalist—and prominent critic of the Saudi regime—may have been murdered by Saudi assassins in Istanbul:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/world...2aa_story.html

    Of course, given the source, we should wait for independent corroboration. But, if true, this might in another time have been sufficient cause to cut Saudi Arabia right off.
    Given that the relation between Turkey and Saudi Arabia is strained....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hazir View Post
    Given that the relation between Turkey and Saudi Arabia is strained....
    Hence the need to wait for independent corroboration. But if he really was murdered by Saudis, perhaps the absurd infatuation with MBS will finally come to an end. I don't expect anything else to change tbh.
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    Question arises: how much did US intelligence know?

    https://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog...w-a-us-scandal
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