The dubious convictions of the men accused of murdering the journalist will do nothing for the kingdom’s reputation.
With Amnesty International describing the outcome as a “whitewash which brings neither justice nor truth”, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, supposedly the heir apparent, remains under a dense cloud.
There is indeed clear evidence that the unit that killed the journalist in Istanbul has received support and assistance, as well as training, from the United States.
A work was sold by a Russian oligarch who knows Trump for a sum disproportionate to its value. The buyer was a Saudi prince.
The crown prince has no choice but to turn to Israel to try to regain some of his authority in the United States.
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[P]resident Trump is in danger of being put to the test by Democrats over Saudi Arabia ... as well as Robert Mueller’s inquiry into his 2016 election campaign.