Tag: Khashoggi

Six months on: How Jamal Khashoggi’s death changed Saudi Arabia forever

Six months have passed since Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and never came out.

Every new gruesome detail of the pop-up abattoir that Khashoggi strode into – and there are more to come – of the Tiger Squad that organised his and other dissidents’ deaths, of the cover up and the denials, has deepened the crisis for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who is believed to have ordered Khashoggi’s killing…..MORE: middleeasteye.net

The Real Reasons Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Wanted Khashoggi ‘Dead or Alive’

….“Jamal’s basic sin,” says Bodine,“was he was a credible insider, not a fire-breathing radical. He wrote and spoke in English for an American audience via credible mainstream media and was well regarded and highly visible within the Washington chattering classes. He was accessible, moderate and operated within the West. He challenged not the core structure of the Kingdom but the legitimacy of the current rulers, especially MBS.”  MORE: