The enemedia is portraying Khashoggi as a saint and martyr, as well as (of course) a victim of President Trump. In reality, he was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and a friend of Osama bin Laden. In The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright (thanks to Daniel Greenfield), there is this: “‘We were hoping to establish an Islamic state anywhere,’ said Jamal Khashoggi, a friend of bin Laden’s who joined the Brotherhood at about the same time. ‘We believed that the first one would lead to another, and that would have a domino effect which could reverse the history of mankind.'”
Nonetheless, Khashoggi was an opponent of the Saudi regime, and now the Saudis have shown us yet again why they are no real friend or ally of the United States. There needs to be a reconfiguration of our international alliances based on the realities of the global jihad.
“Pompeo arrives in Riyadh as Khashoggi family calls for inquiry into ‘death,'” by Clarissa Ward, Tim Lister and Bard Wilkinson, CNN, October 16, 2018:
(CNN)US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Riyadh for talks with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge that Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, during an interrogation that went wrong, sources have told CNN.
His family called for an independent, international commission to investigate his disappearance. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, was last seen in public when he entered the consulate on October 2 to obtain papers that would have allowed him to marry his Turkish fiancée.
Turkish authorities have said he was killed at the consulate. Saudi Arabia has previously insisted he left the building the same afternoon, but have provided no evidence to support the claim. His fiancée, Hatice Cengiz, waited outside the consulate and says she did not see him re-emerge….
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