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Deputy Saudi Intelligence Chief Indicted for Khashoggi Assassination

Deputy Saudi Intelligence Chief Indicted for Khashoggi Assassination

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is a friend of the Trump White House and a business partner with Jared Kushner. He deploys the Saudi spy service, known as the General Intelligence Presidency (GIP) to suppress critics at home and, Turkish prosecutors say, to assassinate them abroad. Turkish officials have indicted 18 men in connection...

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Saudi Intelligence Officers Implicated in Khashoggi Killing Have Yet to Face Justice

Saudi Intelligence Officers Implicated in Khashoggi Killing Have Yet to Face Justice

As the first anniversary of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi approaches, the Saudi intelligence officers implicated in his violent death have yet to come trial. Saudi crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) told CBS’s “60 Minutes” he “takes responsibility” for Khashoggi’s murder but denies authorizing it. There is no dispute that officers of Saudi’s...

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The Six Worst Spies of 2018

The Six Worst Spies of 2018

It was a banner year for bad spies.  The ideal covert operation, a CIA man once said, remains secret “from conception to eternity.” So too with the ideal spy. The true artists of espionage are those who are never detected or are detected too late to be harmed, humiliated, prosecuted or persecuted. The most famous...

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