MURDER: THE DOMESTIC CONSEQUENCES FOR THE SAUDI
Saudi Arabia is governed by an absolute monarchy that rules without any restraints: no respect for human rights, no possibility of exercising some form of dissent against the policies of the regime. The murder of Jamal Khashoggi....
KHASHOGGI MURDER: THE MISTAKES OF THE CONSPIRATORS
After reading of poisonings by Russian agents, as in the recent Sergej Skripal case; continued secret operations of the Mossad to eliminate its various enemies around the world; the disappearance of the chief of Interpol in China (we’ll spare you the chronology of vanishings from Bulgarian Markov on forth), it is a wonder that the public opinion still reacts with shock...
MURDER: THE INTERNATIONAL CONSEQUENCES
murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is now marginal
if compared to its consequences. The elimination of a
columnist who dared criticize, albeit moderately, his
country has become the least important element in this
murky story. Ethics, justice and human rights are useless
corollaries of a bigger game in the Middle East. Apart
from Saudi Arabia, the other country most interested in
finding a painless solution to the PR disaster is the
United States. The Saudis are still their most relevant
Arab ally. The Americans are trying to save appearances by
watering down the facts. Regardless of whether this is
right, or wrong, foreign policy deals with national
interests, not ethics...