More than two years after dissident journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered
“Death sentences in Saudi Arabia are usually carried out by beheading in public squares”.
One can only imagine.
“And that’s very complex by the way.”
“Itâ€™s good to get along”.
“Type it, Mr. Jamal. Hurry up. Help us so that we can help you.”
“The administrationâ€™s response… makes a mockery of the United Statesâ€™ commitment to human rights.”
“The law is clear.”
The timing leaves something to be desired if you’re the White House.
This won’t go over well on Capitol Hill.
“I donâ€™t see why the CIA is not on trial in the United States.”
“Just so you know, I have no business in Saudi Arabia – couldn’t care less”.
“The world is a very dangerous place!”
He also said the man who oversaw the 2011 operation that killed Osama bin Laden didn’t do it quickly enough.
It remains to be seen whether Trump will begrudgingly accept the intelligence assessment.
“Spectacular allies” and all.
“There is no way this happened without him being aware or involved.”
“At first there were eye rolls.”
Guess who isn’t on the list?
“We cannot reveal the names of those charged yet.”
Now let’s see how local markets react to the imposition of watered down sanctions from Steve Mnuchin.
Half measures, it would appear.
“They were given orders.”
“This is a looming question. No one knows where the body went.”
“We owe it to his family and friends, including his former colleagues at The Post.”
“We donâ€™t know who is responsible for the murder.”