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US media expert warns of American source behind Khashoggi rumors
Al Arabaiya (English) ^ | 13 October 2018 (Saturday) | Staff Writer, Al Arabiya English

Posted on 10/16/2018 4:00:37 PM PDT by Texas Fossil

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has sparked controversy and the spread of media rumors across the world, including the doubtful information from Turkish sources and wrongful accusations against the Saudi General Consul’s son in Istanbul.

According to US media expert Patrick Poole, American media has been just as involved in reporting leaks from multiple unreliable sources.

Poole noted that Yahoo News published an article Friday quoting Khaled Saffuri, one of Khashoggi’s associates, that said President Trump's criticism of journalists may have inspired the Crown Prince to have Khashoggi "murdered."

The Daily Beast also quoted Saffuri discussing Khashoggi’s efforts to gain freedom of expression, a plan Saffuri said the journalist knew “was going to put him in danger.”

Saffuri was the deputy and chief lobbyist of Abdulrahman Alamoudi in the American Muslim Council, who is currently serving a 17-year sentence for ties to the Libyan and al-Qaeda plot.

Saffuri’s ties to terror financing, which were reported on after the 9/11 attacks, have not been mentioned in any of the articles where he spoke about Khashoggi.

Some media’s incessant reporting of Saudi Arabia’s presumed involvement in Khashoggi’s disappearance, based on speculations and questionable information gathered from sources with ties to terror groups, will undoubtedly hinder the investigation rather than resolve the mystery of the Saudi journalist’s disappearance.

Saudi officials have adamantly stated that the kingdom is not involved in Khashoggi’s disappearance and that there is no evidence to support reports of his death.

Saudi officials have also repeatedly called on the media to await the results of the probe and to refrain from rumor-fueled reporting.SHOW MORE

Last Update: Saturday, 13 October 2018 KSA 11:59 - GMT 08:59


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abdulrahmanalamoudi; alamoudi; american; erdogan; goodriddance; jamalkhashoggi; khaledsaffuri; khashoggi; kurdistan; media; muslimbrotherhood; patrickpoole; receptayyiperdogan; saffuri; saudiarabia; turkey
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It is no surprise that US media commonly distorts the truth inside the US, at times (too often) actually outright lies and fabricates news for an agenda.

It is even worse in Turkey.

So, this needs to be read as a balance of that.

I'd like to believe it is the truth. Nothing I've previously read seems more logical. Khashoggi's background with the Muslim Brotherhood and Al-Qaeda don't speak well for his past. Yes, he could have been an agent. He has been accused of a lot.

Would Turkey try to ruin US and SA cooperation? Yes. And they are allied with the Muslim Brotherhood, ISIS, al-Qaeda and much more. And openly cooperates with Iran? Yep.

Make your own judgment.

1 posted on 10/16/2018 4:00:37 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

“American media has been just as involved in reporting leaks from multiple unreliable sources.”

Sad, but not a surprise.


2 posted on 10/16/2018 4:05:53 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Texas Fossil

I still don’t understand why this is a thing.

The cat is not a US citizen, if I understand correctly.

So, why should I or anyone else i the US care about this?

Standing by for a good explanation...


3 posted on 10/16/2018 4:09:21 PM PDT by ASOC (Having humility really means one is rarely humiliated)
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I still don’t understand why this is a thing.

may be a deep state operation to spoil President Trump's relationship with the saudis.


4 posted on 10/16/2018 4:14:40 PM PDT by 867V309 (Lock Her Up)
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To: Texas Fossil
Make your own judgment.

OK, ... the America hating Prog Socialist American MSM is in league with America hating Islamic Terrorists to Queer any international support PDJT may have by distributing Fake News.

Am I close, I didn't even need to mention Turkey?

5 posted on 10/16/2018 4:18:43 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (America NEEDS Mob Rule, another European and Mid East World War and a universal Draft)
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To: ASOC

My observation is that the Press seems to care more about this than they did Saudi complicity in 9/11. It is odd. Maybe because he was a WAPO “contributer” (whatever that means)?

However, if there is video of him going into the Saudi embassy, where is there no video of him going out?


6 posted on 10/16/2018 4:20:34 PM PDT by rbg81 (Truth is stranger than fiction)
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To: Texas Fossil

A whole lot of folks don’t want to see Saudi and US getting along so well.
Russia, Russia, Russia


7 posted on 10/16/2018 4:23:34 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt
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To: Texas Fossil

An interrogation gone bad? The gun went off as he was pistol whipped with it?


8 posted on 10/16/2018 4:24:43 PM PDT by Sasparilla ( I'm Not Tired of Winning)
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To: rbg81
Maybe because he was a WAPO “contributer”

That's part of the setup. A fake columnist working for the fake news. Some people wanted a wedge aganist Saudi and others wanted a cudgel with which to beat on Trump just before the election. The two interests converged and Cash Hoagie drew the short straw.

9 posted on 10/16/2018 4:29:09 PM PDT by palmer (...if we do not have strong families and strong values, then we will be weak and we will not survive)
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[ I still don’t understand why this is a thing.

The cat is not a US citizen, if I understand correctly.

So, why should I or anyone else i the US care about this?

Standing by for a good explanation... ]

Archduke of Nothing Burger


10 posted on 10/16/2018 4:32:24 PM PDT by GraceG ("If I post an AWESOME MEME, STEAL IT! JUST RE-POST IT IN TWO PLACES PLEASE")
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To: ASOC
So, why should I or anyone else i the US care about this?

The media and the Globalists care, because he was a Muslim Brotherhood agent and a close friend and associate of Osama Bin Laden.

He never really was a "journalist." He was a radical Muslim revolutionary.

Jamal Khashoggi: The Media Fights for a Muslim Brotherhood Pal of Osama Bin Laden - The terrorist truth behind the media lies


11 posted on 10/16/2018 4:49:18 PM PDT by SkyPilot ("I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6)
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To: ASOC

If this were not, yet another, attempt to weaken Trump, no one would care. Saudi Arabia may well have kudos coming for dealing with this PoS.

Wait till the “video” is leaked.


12 posted on 10/16/2018 4:56:36 PM PDT by arrogantsob (See "Chaos and Mayhem" at Amazon.com)
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The Ugly Terror Truth About Jamal Khashoggi
13 posted on 10/16/2018 4:56:55 PM PDT by Robert DeLong
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To: Sasparilla

Too early for judgment on details.


14 posted on 10/16/2018 4:56:57 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Including the US Leftist ComDems.


15 posted on 10/16/2018 4:57:34 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Navy Patriot

You’re very close. Close enough for horseshoes and hand grenades.

But you must include Turkey, ISIS, Al Qaeda (Nusra) and the Muslim Brotherhood into the equation.


16 posted on 10/16/2018 4:59:04 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: ASOC

Explanation?

This is an attempt to divide SA and the US, including the anti Terrorist coalition.

Now who has a motive for that?

You answered your question.


17 posted on 10/16/2018 5:01:03 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Innovative

True That.


18 posted on 10/16/2018 5:01:34 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: ASOC

https://www.infowars.com/did-saudis-cia-fear-khashoggi-9-11-bombshell/


19 posted on 10/16/2018 5:01:37 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Democracy dies when Democrats refuse to accept the result of a democratic election they didn't win.)
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To: SkyPilot

Good graphic Bump!


20 posted on 10/16/2018 5:03:11 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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