U.S. Intelligence Documents Accuse Saudi Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Of Directing Jamal Khashoggi Murder

The United States intelligence community released documents on Friday accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman of approving the assassination operation of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The CIA originally assessed soon after Khashoggi’s killing in 2018 with high confidence that crown prince Salman personally ordered the kill. The United Nations agreed saying it was “inconceivable” that Salman wasn’t aware of the operation, which was his initial claim. Friday’s briefing also led the U.S. Treasury to institute sanctions on Saudi Arabia. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said in…

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