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In Extraordinary Statement, Trump Stands With Saudis Despite Khashoggi Killing – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump defied his intelligence agencies and ample circumstantial evidence to declare his unswerving loyalty to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, asserting that the crown prince’s culpability for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi might never be known. In a remarkable statement that appeared calculated to end the debate over the American response …

Khashoggi case threatens decades of Saudi impunity

Jamal Khashoggi’s murder crystallizes how Saudi Arabia has been exporting extremism for years to London, Paris, San Bernardino, Barcelona, and all across the Arab World. The death of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi now looms over Saudi-American relations. Even as Turkish police were still combing a forest outside Istanbul for …