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Smerconish: The Saudi chokehold on the US

CNN’s Michael Smerconish wants to know why Saudi Arabia holds sway over US presidents from both political parties along with major business leaders despite less American dependence on foreign oil and human rights abuses perpetrated by the kingdom. #CNN #News

Washington Post publishes Khashoggi’s final column

In columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s haunting final piece for The Washington Post, he calls for Arab nations to allow freedom of the press. The Washington Post’s editorial page editor Fred Hiatt explains the decision to publish the column after the journalist’s…