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Mohammad bin Salman


The Talented Mr. Bin Salman

The Saudi prince, like the Patricia Highsmith character, is a confidence man, serial killer, and all-around psychopath. The United States should stop enabling him.

John Feffer ·


Why Biden Is Dead Wrong on the ICC and Occupied Palestine

Since Palestine as a permanent UN observer state is a member of the ICC and invited the court into its territory, the International Criminal Court has every right to investigate violations of the Rome Statute that took place in those territories.

Juan Cole ·


Biden Is Following a Failed Blueprint for Forever War

Bombing Syria and excusing the crimes of the Saudi crown prince won’t bring us any closer to a withdrawal from the Middle East.

Danny Sjursen ·


With Biden Refusing to Act, It's Time to Take Mohammed bin Salman to Court

With Biden's inaction, courts are the best chance of achieving justice for Jamal Khashoggi and holding Mohammed bin Salman to account for his many human rights abuses.

Michael Eisner ·


'This Will Embolden the Murderous Prince': Biden Rebuked for Letting MBS Off Hook for Butchering of Khashoggi

"That President Biden has chosen not to pursue that course suggests that the 'fundamental' change he promised in U.S.-Saudi relations will not include holding to account its reckless ruler, who consequently is unlikely to be deterred from further criminal behavior."

Jon Queally ·


'Utter BS': Human Rights Advocates Outraged Biden Won't Punish MBS Over Gruesome Khashoggi Murder

After release of U.S. intelligence report, one critic said letting Saudi crown prince "get away with the murder" of dissident journalist "is absolutely abhorrent and horrific."

Jessica Corbett ·


Conviction of Loujain al-Hathloul in Saudi Arabia Condemned as 'Blatant Attack on the Most Basic Human Rights'

"We stand with the al-Hathloul family and their friends who have not given up, and continue to call on the Saudi government to free Loujain," said Ariel Gold of CodePink.

Jessica Corbett ·


‘Freedom Is Blossoming’: After Dismembering a Journalist, Saudi Arabia Goes on a PR Spree

Behind the media and money blitz, the kingdom remains one of the world's worst human rights violators—both at home and abroad. 

Alan MacLeod ·


In Appeal to Biden, Khashoggi's Fiancée Calls for Release of CIA Report on Brutal Saudi Murder

Ahead of the November election, the president-elect said that "Jamal Khashoggi and his loved ones deserve accountability."

Jessica Corbett ·


Hyper-Patriarchal Saudi Arabia Equates Mild Feminism With Terrorism, as Sen. Murphy Calls on Biden To Review Ties With Kingdom

There is nothing in Islam that forbids women to drive, and all the 900 million Muslim women have all along driven except in Saudi Arabia.

Juan Cole ·

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