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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Turkish Broadsheet Publishes Chilling Audio Evidence
by Stephen Lendman
Turkey continues to drip-feed damning information about Khashoggi's murder by the Saudis.
Audio, forensic, and perhaps other evidence it collected led the CIA to blame Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) for what happened – Langley likely having its own damning evidence about the incident.
According to an unnamed State Department official familiar with the CIA's conclusions, it's "blindingly obvious" that MBS ordered Khashoggi's murder, adding:
"There's overwhelming consensus that the leadership is involved. No one is debating it within the government." So far, Trump regime hardliners continue going all-out to shift blame from MBS to lower-level Saudi convenient patsies.
How much longer the obvious hard truth can be avoided remains to be seen. CIA chief Gina Haspel briefed Trump over the weekend on the agency's asessment.
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