FORUM

Mar 5 2021

Where is the US-Saudi relations heading?

Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist critical of and opposed to the Saudi Crown Prince, went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, in October 2, 2018 for an administrative job. He was mysteriously killed and his body was never found. The CIA blamed bin Salman for the killing after the incident, but the Trump administration, because of secret agreements with the Saudis, never took action against Saudi Crown Prince.But new US President Joseph Biden promised to punish Saudi leaders for Khashoggi’s assassination during his campaign, and now, despite the release of a report by the U.S. Director of National Intelligence that …