Skip to comments.Trump's Evangelical Advisers Meet Saudi Crown Prince In Rare Visit
Posted on 11/01/2018 8:16:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A group of prominent U.S. evangelical figures, including several of President Donald Trump's evangelical advisers, met Thursday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, whose role in the killing of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi remains unclear. In a statement that included smiling photos, the group said "it is our desire to lift up the name of Jesus whenever we are asked and wherever we go."
The meeting at the royal palace in Riyadh comes amid widespread questions about the role the prince played in the operation that left Khashoggi dead after he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. Allies of the crown prince are trying to rally support for him.
In the statement, the group said it was the first time the crown prince had met with American evangelicals.
White evangelicals have been among Trump's most devoted supporters and have met in recent months with other Middle Eastern leaders whom they see as allies in pressuring Iran. The evangelical leaders believe they will gain more tolerance for Christian minorities in their diplomatic efforts in places such as Egypt, where the same group went last fall to meet with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, and the United Arab Emirates, where they stopped for four days of meetings with top leaders before coming to Saudi Arabia.
Critics note that government-sponsored discrimination against Christians continues in the region, especially in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, and that there is intense repression in those countries of political prisoners and journalists held without trial....
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Who gives-a shit about the jerk M. B kashoggi ? Clearly no one
Now building churches and freedom to worship in Saudi ?
Women having rights in Saudi ? Big deal
The stupid media is moronic if they think they own us
You kiss your mommy with that mouth?
And the King will answer them, Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.
Who will ask our leadership about Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and other countries where we are involved? Very few countries hands are clean.
Saudi Arabia could go by many names, “War Inc.” for Yemen and Syria, “Headchoppers Inc.” for all the jihadists its bankrolled in Syria and beyond and because of the war it started in Syria seven years ago “Rape Inc” when one considers the actions of ISIS and the actions of migrants driven to Europe by the Syrian conflict etc.
*** Very few countries hands are clean. ***
Is that statement an example of “whataboutism” ?
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan meet in Sochi, Russia November 22, 2017. (photo credit: SPUTNIK/MIKHAIL METZEL/KREMLIN VIA REUTERS)
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