Any realistic notion of American national interests comes last after the priorities of – well, pretty much everyone else with leverage in Washington.
It couldn’t be clearer that the UAE and Saudi Arabia are despotic fiefdoms.
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 157.
Another G20 handshake for the history books.
The crown prince gave an instruction to silence Khashoggi as soon as possible and this instruction was captured during CIA wiretapping.
Mr. Trump was unusually clear for a political figure in outlining the pros and cons of the alliance with Saudi Arabia.
Had an America First policy been pursued in this century, we would not today be tied down in these forever wars of the Middle East.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 20.
According to the Saudi prosecutor, five people charged are believed to have been involved in "ordering and executing the crime."
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 150.
"I can confirm they sat next to one another and they discussed the ongoing tragic situation with Khashoggi," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
It was Jared Kushner who championed MbS "as a reformer poised to usher the ultraconservative, oil-rich monarchy into modernity."
If there will be increasing resistance in the EU, then it is even possible that Iran’s oil-sales will mushroom.
A new Turkish narrative has been launched claiming that Greece, Israel and Egypt are part of the murder plot of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Trump: “We're looking at Yemen very carefully right now. We are actually studying Yemen very, very carefully.”
The relationship between Saudi Arabia and the US evolved from a mere economic and protection agreement, to a full-fledged collaboration against the shared enemies of Washington,...
Turkey's Erdogan tell Washington Post: "We know the order to kill Khashoggi came from highest level of Saudi government."
So much for Mike Pompeo's warning to Saudi Arabia...
Let the cover-up begin
Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz returns to Riyadh with UK and US security guarantees and a brief to cut the crown prince down to size.
Mattis says US support to Saudi Arabia and UAE in Yemen is limited.
Trump put his finger on the killing, describing it as the “worst cover-up in history.”
Profits take precedence over murder and genocide.
What’s not normal in the Khashoggi case is that it was being done to a Saudi who has so many admirers and friends at high places...
Saudis were the second largest buyer of French arms from 2008 - 2017.
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 140.
Khashoggi’s critique was both eloquent and controversial. It’s why he was murdered.
The shifting Saudi narrative of the killing has been met with scepticism and condemnation from the international community.
The event for the breakup that’s now occurring in international alliances, happened when Jamal Khashoggi went into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul Turkey and disappeared.
After two weeks of denying any connection to Khashoggi’s disappearance, Riyadh has admitted that he was killed by Saudi operatives but it wasn’t really on purpose.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 5.
The brutality of both state claims and unproven allegations in Khashoggi's death raise serious questions about American alliances.
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 137.
Saudi Arabia confirmed tonight that Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at its consulate in Istanbul on 2 October.
Was it possible that Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) was so arrogant that he could not imagine the consequences of such a heinous crime?
Two disappearances, and two different responses.
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