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  1. Gezza

     /  11th October 2018

    Khashoggi murder / disappearance

    Aljaz tv has just showed footage of Trump at the White House responding to questions about Khashoggi – we don’t know what happened trying to find out what happened sad situation, very bad situation we are going to take a look ati its a terrible thing King Salman is a fine man says has spoken to Saudis “at the highest level” won’t say to who Kashoggi’s “wife” (actually his partner/fiancee) has written to him and Melania they have invited her to come to the White House we can not let this happen to reporters: to anyone

    There are reports (NY TImes?) US Intelligence Agencies intercepted Saudi communications discussing the arrangements for the Saudi Kidnap/Kill Team to get Khashoggi to come to the Consulate where they can get him.

    Their Ankara reporter says more information coming out of Turkey (no official confirmation now includes that a British intelligence source says the Saudi intelligence leakers are now claiming the 15-Person Kill or Kidnap Team was coming to kidnap him, tried to drug him & overdosed him. Killed him by accident. Says possibly an attempt to suggest manslaughter to make it seem less serious. Also says reports the Saudis have agreed to grant Turkey access to the consulate are in fact not correct & the Saudis are not cooperating with Turkish authorities.

    • Gezza

       /  11th October 2018

      King Salman has basically handed over to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) who is basically now running things in Saudi Arabia and has been trying to portray himself to the West as a liberal reformer when in fact he has instituted a major crackdown on all critics of the Saudi regime and scores of people have been arrested and imprisoned.

      He is personally in charge of the Saudi Security & Intelligence agencies & is the architect of the Saudi involvement in Yemen which has so far been a mess & achieved nothing.

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      USA National Security Adviser Bolton and White House Aide Jared Kushner have spoken to MBS directly, Trump says working closely with Turkish authorities, Secretary of State also spoke with MBS

  2. A serious situation developing there, but a reporter standing in the path of the hurricane looks ridiculous and irresponsible, especially when the public are being urged to seek safety aand evacuate.

  3. Patzcuaro

     /  11th October 2018

    Interesting article on Nikki Haley and her running for President.

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  5. Gezza

     /  11th October 2018


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