Although a U.S. intelligence report conclusively found that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, the Biden administration has not yet directly penalized the crown prince himself. Bruce Riedel explains why the White House may be hesitating to act more directly and why Mohammed bin Salman’s position in Saudi Arabia may be less secure than the administration thinks.
- Getting Yemen’s Houthis to “yes” on a ceasefire
- The case of Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Nayef
- Past event: Investigating the Khashoggi murder: Insights from UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard
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