For US intelligence, there is no doubt: “We believe that the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman authorized an operation in Istanbul to capture or kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi.” More than two years after the death of the Saudi dissident, killed by Saudi agents at the Istanbul consulate, in October 2018, the Biden administration released a long-awaited US intelligence report on Friday.
🔴Breaking: “We believe that the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman authorized an operation in Istanbul to capture or kill the journalist Jamal Khashoggi” The US intelligence report released #khashoggi https://t.co/MVuHMv41Yw pic.twitter.com/khNUDfnFy6
– Philippe Berry (@ptiberry) February 26, 2021
According to this report from the National Intelligence Directorate, “the Crown Prince considered Khashoggi a threat to the kingdom and more broadly supported the use of violent measures if necessary to silence him.”
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