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Khashoggi’s Killers…and Trump

Okay, let’s start by admitting that the murder of Jamal Khashoggi remains a murky business. We suspect he is dead, but don’t know it for absolute certain. We are pretty sure, but do not yet have proof, that he was murdered, and maybe tortured by Saudi intelligence operatives. We think, but are not certain, that…

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Did Trump OK A Hit On A Journalist?

It is no news, now, that Washington Post journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, was lured to a Saudi Consulate in Istanbul early this month, and that he never came out again. He was a Saudi national but a US resident (he lived in Virginia), and he was a known critic of his government, and …while this is…

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Backgrounder: Saudi vs. Qatar …and Trump

So what’s the story with Saudi Arabia vs. Qatar? And why is Trump in the middle of it, making things worse? We know that the Saudis are in a cold war (sometimes kind of hot) with their former friend (and US ally) Qatar. We know that the Saudis would like Qatar to stop being diplomatic…

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From NowThis World…something horrific

NowThis World is a media company that brings news to mobile devices. It also has a social conscience. Most recently, it began a series on how an American weapon was “accidentally” used by Saudi Coalition forces on a well-marked school bus in Yemen. Over fifty people, including forty children, were killed. Here is the first…

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It Wasn’t Just Russia

Fascinating article over on The Intercept this week. Check out Jeremy Scahill’s More Than Just Russia — There’s a Strong Case for the Trump Team Colluding With Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the UAE. In it, Scahill says that Trump and Trump’s minions may have colluded with Russia to get the White House, but it is…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

It’s been hard to keep up this week. Seems like things are popping everywhere. But, as best as we can keep track of it all, here are some of the more interesting articles that have been on the web this week. John Dowd, Trump’s personal mouthpiece…er, lawyer…has just resigned. The Washington Post notes “Dowd’s departure…

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