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Jamal Khashoggi Continues to Haunt the World’s Conscience

Jamal Khashoggi Continues to Haunt the World’s Conscience

On October 2, 2018, Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi expatriate journalist, walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. What then transpired resembled a 1920s American gangland-style killing, complete with the victim’s final pleadings, the executioners’ harsh words and the chilling sound of a bone...

The UN Offers Mohammed bin Salman a New Distraction

The UN Offers Mohammed bin Salman a New Distraction

Contrary to his hopes and expectations that the world might eventually forget if not forgive, Mohammed bin Salman still appears to have a journalist’s blood on his hands, according to the UN’s special rapporteur. The sleepwalking Lady Macbeth pertinently observed in a text that Saudi Crown...

MBS Gave the Green Light to Silence Dissenters

MBS Gave the Green Light to Silence Dissenters

Saudi Arabia conducts its most ambitious campaigns in the darkest secrecy. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. According to US officials cited by The New York Times, “Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia authorized a secret campaign to silence dissenters — which included...

Lindsey Graham Wants MBS “Dealt With”

Lindsey Graham Wants MBS “Dealt With”

Is Lindsey Graham the moralizer-in-chief of the Republican Party or has he stepped into the role of devious consigliere and enforcer within Trump’s mafia? Middle East Eye informs us that Senator Lindsey Graham has not relented in his paradoxical campaign to impeach not his friend and idol,...

The Courtroom Drama of the Jamal Khashoggi Murder

The Courtroom Drama of the Jamal Khashoggi Murder

The Saudis and the White House agree that the divine right of a crown prince must not be interfered with. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. Lacking a judicial framework to stage the trial of the assassins of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the media have become the virtual courtroom and the...

Saudi Arabia Rejects CIA Assessment on Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia Rejects CIA Assessment on Jamal Khashoggi

Three towering authorities — Trump, Pompeo and Jubeir — have made it clear: With the Jamal Khashoggi case, the time has come to stand with Saudi Arabia. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir sets the record straight. The CIA, mistakenly relying on overwhelming evidence and elementary logic...

Which Rules Does Mohammed bin Salman Follow?

Which Rules Does Mohammed bin Salman Follow?

In the new rules-based disorder, every leader has the power to define the rules they prefer. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. Since Donald Trump’s election and his performance as US president, many commentators, including members of Trump’s own team, have expressed regret about the...

Saudi Arabia Admits It Made a “Mistake”

Saudi Arabia Admits It Made a “Mistake”

Saudi Arabia regrets its “mistakes” and hopes the world will magnanimously stop calling them crimes, The Daily Devil's Dictionary reports. As we have already pointed out, the Saudis’ shifting line on Jamal Khashoggi’s murder has produced a plethora of wonderful examples of euphemism and...

Arab Countries Remain Quiet on Jamal Khashoggi Murder

Arab Countries Remain Quiet on Jamal Khashoggi Murder

Can the murder of Jamal Khashoggi be the catalyst that effectuates a sea change in global political ethics? The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. As nations, politicians and personalities in the world of business have massively pulled away from their relations with Saudi Arabia over the now...

The US Is in Unchartered Territory with Saudi Arabia

The US Is in Unchartered Territory with Saudi Arabia

The US must lead with a principled position following Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, but this will require a type of diplomacy not yet seen in this administration. Information about the shocking and brazen torture and execution of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi spills out now with...

The Death of One Man Is a Tragedy

The Death of One Man Is a Tragedy

The sudden selective indignation regarding the actions of the Saudi regime raises concerns about how the news media handles atrocities across the world. The disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul has sparked a media frenzy in much of the world. The New York...

Is Jamal Khashoggi Really Dead?

Is Jamal Khashoggi Really Dead?

Jamal Khashoggi, albeit neither a dissident nor an activist, was a free voice — enough to make him a persona non grata for the Saudi regime.  It is impossible to deny that we — “Saudi” dissidents and activists — were shocked when the news of the disappearance of the prominent...

US Politicians Speak Out on Missing Saudi Journalist

US Politicians Speak Out on Missing Saudi Journalist

The suspense of the week: awaiting Trump’s punishment of Saudi Arabia in the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary gives its takes.  US politicians have begun reacting to the likely news that Saudi Arabia has taken the liberty of setting up an ambush at its...

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