Tag: Saudi Arabia

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 […]

President Duterte’s Diplomacy Helps to Protect The Human Rights of OFWs in Saudi Arabia

Most of the countries outside of ASEAN that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has visited are home to a large number of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). But while OFWs tend to live normal and free lives in places like Korea, China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Singapore, Australia, North America and the […]

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 […]

So It Turns Out That Saudi Arabia Isn’t Exactly An American Puppet After All

The US’ decision to revoke the visas of 21 Saudis who it claims are responsible for dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s killing and possibly impose Magnitsky Act sanctions against them proves that Saudi Arabia isn’t exactly the “American puppet” that many people had previously thought that it was if Washington is […]