Tag Archives: King Salman

After A Bit Of Thought No Surprises

Instead of focusing on the big story of the week just ended I want to touch on a few. All should have been surprises but unfortunately after I gave one a bit of though none were. Continue reading After A Bit Of Thought No Surprises

We Waited 17 Days For This

Some 17 days after Saudi agents killed Saudi born journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey the Saudi government released a statement saying that he was dead. Their initial report was that he left the building on his own and they had no idea where he had disappeared to. Obviously those two statements cannot coexist in truth. Let’s explore. Continue reading We Waited 17 Days For This

Hero Worship?

By the time this is published the Saudi’s may have already floated a new excuse/theory on the fate of Jamal Khashoggi; President Trump telegraphed/floated it Monday. If this were an isolated incident it would be concerning. Since it is part of a pattern of behavior it borders on terrifying. Let’s explore. Continue reading Hero Worship?