Justice For Jamal Khashoggi Now Depends On Trump's Moral Judgment And Diplomatic Skills

The U.S. has tools available to enforce accountability and reasons to do so. Will the president ignore them?

WASHINGTON ― As reports about missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi grow darker, raising the prospect that he was the target of a 15-man team sent by top Saudi officials to kill and dismember him with a bone saw, U.S. officials are indicating that the responsibility for any clarity on his fate or for accountability from Saudi Arabia lies squarely with President Donald Trump.

Trump said Wednesday that he has discussed the case with Saudi leadership, and it is now up to the...
source: The Huffington Post

2018-10-11 15:05
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