“Like all murders, Jamal Khashoggi’s was an evil deed. Should the United States respond to it with a major disruption in relations with Saudi Arabia? No — emphatically no”

What I Learned Over Lunch With the Real Jamal Khashoggi…Lindsey Graham should listen in
by Joseph P. Duggan
December 7, 2018

Overthrowing the Saudi monarchy is something no sane person should hope for. This does not mean that the Saudi monarchy is good. It does not mean that the world should love it or praise it. But the world needs to live with it. Politics is the art of the possible, and the only possible alternative to the Saud family dynasty would be so much worse that it likely would bring about a global catastrophe — hundreds of thousands of innocent women, men and children dead in Arabia and a collapse of the petroleum-dependent world economy. This is not an exaggeration. Iraq and Libya will have been Sunday school picnics compared with the bloodshed and anarchy of an Islamic Republic of Wahhabi Arabia. READ MORE

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