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News Desk
Will Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder Help End the Ghastly War in Yemen?
The United States and Britain, the two largest sources of arms for the House of Saud, launched a new push this week to end the ghastly conflict in Yemen.
By Robin WrightNovember 2, 2018
News Desk
In the Aftermath of Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder, Saudi Arabia Enters a Dangerous Period
Mohammed bin Salman and his cohorts in Riyadh seem utterly determined to bury the truth.
By Dexter FilkinsNovember 2, 2018
News Desk
McKinsey’s Work for Saudi Arabia Highlights its History of Unsavory Entanglements
At a time when accountability is declining in both the U.S. government and corporate America, there is little external oversight of a company like McKinsey, and we are left asking the people at the firm to impose it on themselves.
By Sheelah KolhatkarNovember 1, 2018
News Desk
Can Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, Survive the Jamal Khashoggi Murder?
M.B.S.’s hold on power may be in jeopardy. Whatever happens to him will have long-lasting repercussions for the kingdom.
By Robin WrightOctober 25, 2018
Our Columnists
What Jared Kushner Revealed in His Interview with Van Jones
Kushner showed himself to be a person who clearly doesn’t consider his thin résumé to be a handicap in tackling some of the world’s thorniest issues.
By John CassidyOctober 23, 2018
News Desk
The Khashoggi Body Double—and Mounting Evidence of a Premeditated Murder
At 2:52 P.M., according to a Turkish surveillance video, a reported Saudi intelligence agent walked out of the consulate’s back door dressed in the dissident journalist’s clothes—except for the shoes.
By Robin WrightOctober 22, 2018
Daily Comment
For Jamal Khashoggi, There Is No Robert Mueller
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman—the autocratic royal most widely implicated, directly or indirectly, in Khashoggi’s disappearance—will play a role in the investigation.
By Robin WrightOctober 20, 2018
Hot TakesOctober 29, 2018 Issue
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vs. Mike Francesa
The former Iranian President has been tweeting about American sports. Can he make it as a pundit?
By Zach Helfand
Letter from Trump’s Washington
“Trump Never Handles Anything Right”: The President Is Acting Like Saudi Arabia’s Lawyer in the Khashoggi Affair
Three weeks after the dissident journalist’s apparent murder, Donald Trump keeps finding new ways to prolong the crisis.
By Susan B. GlasserOctober 19, 2018
News Desk
Jamal Khashoggi’s Final Words—for Other Journalists Like Him
In his death, Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and former government supporter who became a vocal and fearless critic of the current Saudi crown prince, has galvanized global attention far more than he was able to do during his life.
By Robin WrightOctober 18, 2018
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