Saudi crown prince ordered operation to lure and then detain Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi, U.S. intelligence shows
White House officials say Saudis were oblique in two calls & that POTUS wants answers. Senators push for probe. But ⁦⁩ has the receipts, where US officials caught Saudis discussing MBS plan to kidnap the journalist.
Breaking: The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered an operation to lure columnist Jamal Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia from his home in Virginia and then detain him. From ⁦
Even before Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, I would have just assumed there was an effort to "lure" him back to KSA with promises of jobs and privilege. These are routine for exiles. The alleged plot to assassinate him in a consulate is... not routine
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia personally ordered the operation on dissident journalist and contributor Jamal #Khashoggi, the reports
Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), perhaps the president’s closest ally in the Senate, predicted a “bipartisan tsunami” of action if the Saudis were involved and said that Khashoggi’s death could alter the nature of relations between the two countries.
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered an operation to lure Jamal Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia and then detain him, according to U.S. intelligence intercepts of Saudi officials discussing the plan. White House still says little.
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed had personally ordered an operation to lure Jamal Khashoggi, US intel reports say. By
WaPo: Crown prince sought to lure Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia and detain him, U.S. intercepts show
They needed 15 men to detain Khashoggi and, reportedly at least, a bone saw. Quite a detention.
The WashPost reports that US intercepts show that the Saudi crown prince directed a plan to detain Jamal Khashoggi. If MBS set in motion his killing, then the M in MBS will stand for "murderer."
Crown prince sought to lure Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia and detain him, U.S. intercepts show
Crown prince sought to lure Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia and detain him, U.S. intercepts show. “The intercepts raise questions about whether the Trump administration should have warned the journalist that he might be in danger.”
With any other administration, failure to meet the government's "duty to warn" an endangered U.S. journalist would be deemed negligence. But given what we know about Kushner and the Saudi Crown Prince, an active conspiracy is still very much on the table.
This story is increasingly grotesque and disconcerting.
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered an operation to lure Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia from his home in Virginia and then detain him, according to U.S. intelligence intercepts
Crown prince sought to lure Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia and detain him, U.S. intercepts show
"The crown prince of Saudi Arabia ordered an operation to lure Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia from his home in Virginia and then detain him, according to U.S. intelligence intercepts of Saudi officials discussing the plan."
"Kushner’s relationship with Mohammed, known within national security agencies by the initials MBS, has long been the subject of suspicion by some American intelligence officials."
"Crown prince sought to lure Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia and detain him, U.S. intercepts show." This is the regime the #Trump family has cozied up to. Isn't this a major scandal? Is the GOP Congress too intimidated to investigate?
Shane Harris has the Khashoggi story from the US intelligence community’s perspective, which happens to very familiar with why you might send fifteen dudes somewhere in two private jets with staggered arrival and departure times.
The crown prince of #Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered an operation to lure Washington Post columnist #JamalKhashoggi back to Saudi Arabia from his home in Virginia & then detain him, acc to U.S. intelligence intercepts h/t
Same Saudi Arabia that was made Chair of the UN Human Rights Council panel that selected world experts on human rights.
Welp... Washington Post says MBS ordered an operation to lure Jamal Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia from his home in Virginia and then detain him, per US intel
Trump and Kushner bear responsibility here
So they brought a bone saw in case their rendition effort failed?! From WashPost: Crown Prince Sought to Lure #JamalKhashoggi back to Saudi Arabia and Detain Him, US Intercepts Show
Before the Turkey assassination, MBS had previously ordered an operation to lure Khashoggi back to KSA to detain him, according to US intel intercepts of Saudi officials discussing the plan
5⃣ Report indicates the Saudi Crown Prince ordered operation to lure missing journalist Jamal Kashoggi into Saudi Arabia
If reports regarding #JamalKashoggi are true, the Saudi crown prince got the idea that he could have a journalist murdered without eliciting a tough US reaction. Who gave him that idea? Read this.
“The #US intelligence is another piece of evidence implicating the Saudi regime in #JamalKhashoggi ‘s disappearance last week after he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.”
Crown prince sought to lure Khashoggi back to Saudi Arabia and detain him, U.S. intercepts show. [Washington Post]