Jamal Khashoggi’s Long Road to the Doors of the Saudi Consulate

Senior Fellow Barnett Rubin is interviewed by the Washington Post about journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has been missing since October 2, 2018. He was last seen entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Rubin remembers that during one of their first conversations in 1989, Khashoggi criticized Prince Salman, then governor of Riyadh and head of the Saudi committee for support to the Afghan mujahideen, for unwisely funding Salafist extremist groups that were undermining the war.

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Oct 12, 2018
Barnett Rubin