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Saudi Dissident Disappears: Did Saudi Gov't Do It?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Oct 16, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 20:58

Guest: Eric Jensen, Professor of International Law, BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School Almost two weeks ago, Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared while visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish officials believe Khashoggi was murdered in the consulate. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Saudi Arabia to get answers from the Saudi king. If indeed the king or his son, the controversial and powerful crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman ordered a hit on Khashoggi, what consequences might that have?