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Thursday, November 15, 2018

National-security and foreign-policy veterans were floored by a bombshell report that the US weighed extraditing one of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's biggest enemies to get Turkey to ease up on its investigation into the killing of journalist of Jamal Khashoggi. Turkey is furious at the Saudi government for carrying out Khashoggi's murder at the kingdom's consulate in Turkey. The White House reportedly floated the idea of booting out Fethullah Gulen, an exiled Turkish cleric and legal US resident, in exchange for Ankara backing off of the Khashoggi inquiry. "This is the Trump administration seeking to barter away a US resident who has lived here legally for years," Ned Price, the former Senior Director of the National Security Council, told INSIDER. "If the White House seriously considered it, it shows to what lengths the [Jared] Kushner camp was willing to go to protect [Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman] in Riyadh," said another foreign-policy expert.

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Why are Trump and Jared working so hard to cover up Saudi state sponsored murder/terror?
What is in it for them?

#1 | Posted by bored at 2018-11-15 06:25 PM | Reply

They get a big construction project, and continued Saudi renting space on existing Trump/Kuchner porperties.

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-11-15 06:32 PM | Reply

What's a little Khasoggi mince meat amongst friends when you have a petro dollar and military contracts to protect?

#3 | Posted by AuntieSocial at 2018-11-16 10:29 PM | Reply

WTF is it to the USA? Some forigner gets killed in a foreign country. Not the US problem.

#4 | Posted by Sniper at 2018-11-17 11:01 AM | Reply

You damn libs don't care about 600 murders a year in chicago but get your shorts in a knot over someone getting killed in turkey.

#5 | Posted by Sniper at 2018-11-17 11:04 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Gulem needs to cross over into the free nation of Canada immediately. America, under Donald Trump, is a dangerous place to be because of his allegiance to his Russian and Saudi owners. WE have never had a President so sold out to foreign powers and I can only hope Mueller has some powerful evidence which will turn even the most ardent Trump supporters against this evil tyrant.

#6 | Posted by danni at 2018-11-17 01:41 PM | Reply

"You damn libs don't care about 600 murders a year in chicago but get your shorts in a knot over someone getting killed in turkey."

Sniper is too stupid to even understand the threat to democracy that murdering journalists represents.

#7 | Posted by danni at 2018-11-17 01:42 PM | Reply

So. Turn over a person living legally in America to appease the the Turkish not to pursue the murder of Khashoggi by the Saudis.

When did we become so corrupt?

We're literally paying off one party (with a human life) to look the other way and allow the second party to get away with murder.

Did we fall into a bad move plot?

#8 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-11-17 02:15 PM | Reply

"When did we become so corrupt?"

Jan. 20, 2016

#9 | Posted by danni at 2018-11-17 02:59 PM | Reply

Are we the baddies?

#10 | Posted by bored at 2018-11-17 04:03 PM | Reply

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