Tag: Jamal Khashoggi

MBS’ Asia Tour Is Much More Than A Post-Khashoggi Photo-Op

Many have dismissed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s Asia tour to Pakistan, India, and China as nothing more than a post-Khashoggi photo-op to shore up international support, but it’s actually about much more than that because of its religious, economic, and geopolitical dimensions. There’s little doubt that Saudi Crown […]

If Erdogan Meets MBS at The G20, it Will Result in a Formal Changing of The Guard in The Region

While Saudi Arabia has admitted that Turkish officials were accurate in accusing Riyadh of orchestrating and carrying out the brutal murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and while Turkey has said that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the “highest levels” of the Saudi state, Turkey has explicitly ruled out any […]

A Day After Insulting Veterans, The French Government Insults Turkish Dignity

The French Foreign Minister has denied being given recordings documenting the moment Saudi officials at their Consulate in Istanbul brutally murdered dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. This came just as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that his government had been given verified copies of the recordings from Turkey. Hours later, Germany […]

The United States Cannot Have it Both Ways With Turkey

After Donald Trump Tweeted that French President Emmanuel Macron’s earlier statement suggesting that a pan-European army should be created in order to counter multiple “threats” including from the United States was “insulting”, it became immediately clear that the pseudo-G20 style summit masquerading as a war memorial in Paris was going to […]

The Khashoggi Murder Has Changed Geopolitical Relations in The Following Ways

While the fall out from the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi continues to unfold, the geopolitical implications stemming from the international outcry over Khashoggi’s murder are now increasing solidified. Here are the important changes that have developed in the aftermath of Ryadh taking public responsibility for the journalist’s demise. Turkey is […]

Saudi Arabia Concedes Defeat to Turkey And Moves to Damage Control Mode

Less than 48 hours after Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince and de-facto ruler Mohammad bin Salman vowed to bring the murderers of Saudi born journalist Jamal Khashoggi to justice, the Saudi state prosecutor appeared on television and admitted that as Turkey’s President Erdogan stated on Tuesday, Khashoggi’s murder was in fact premeditated. Referencing […]