Saudi Arabia Admits Role in Khashoggi’s Death

Saudi Arabia has admitted that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey earlier this month. The Kingdom had up until now denied any role in the death. Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. He went there to obtain paperwork which would allow him […]

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President Trump: Criticism of Saudi Arabia Premature

President Trump called the criticism of Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a journalist premature. The president likened the rush to judgement to the criticism received by Judge Brett Kavanaugh as he went through the confirmation process to the Supreme Court. “I think we have to find out what happened first. Here we go again […]

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Details of Yet More Foreign Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election

In August of 2016, individuals representing business and political interests from Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates met with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower to discuss efforts to aid the campaign of his father for president. The meeting is the first indication that foreign efforts to interfere in the 2016 election extended […]

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Saudi Arabia Vows to Acquire Nuclear Weapons If Iran Does

Saudi Arabia has vowed to develop nuclear weapons if Iran does, the country said this week. Saudi’s defense chief and heir apparent, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said that the Kingdom would pursue nuclear weapons if Iran restarts its program, in an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes set to air tomorrow. “Saudi Arabia does not […]

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Saudi Arabia Enters into Nuclear Talks with U.S. Pays Law Firm $450,000 to Lobby on its Behalf

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has entered into talks with the U.S. over the development of a nuclear program and retained a prominent Atlanta-based law firm to help lobby the government on its behalf according to Foreign Agent Registration Act filings.  The Kingdom’s Ministry of Energy will reportedly pay the law firm $450,000 per month […]

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