Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS), the Saudi crown prince was responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a U.S. declassified intelligence report. Furthermore, the alleged prince of Saudi Arabia might face severe economic consequences on his Kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund. In 2018, Saudi Arabia brutally murdered Khashoggi in the Saudi Embassy in Turkey.
Pres. Biden administration released a declassified intelligence report on Friday. The report states that Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia knew about the assassination of Khashoggi. According to the same report, MBS has total control over the securities and intelligence in the Kingdom. As a result, MBS is alledgedly accountable for the murder
The Saudi sovereign wealth fund, or the Public Investment Fund chaired by Bin Salman might face severe consequences. It was involved in the purchase of the aircraft that Khashoggi’s killers used to travel to the Saudi embassy in Turkey. Where Khashoggi was brutally murdered.
Joel Rubin, a former deputy assistant secretary of State said, “If this is the case, it could become a target for American human rights sanctions. That could create an economic earthquake.”