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The remarkable life and disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

Prince Turki Al Faisal of Saudi Arabia, who was the head of Saudi Arabia’s General Intelligence Directorate for 23 years, the equivalent of the CIA, and later was Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to London and Washington, visited the College of William and Mary in 2014. He spoke at an open forum and reflected on his vision of reshaping the Middle East.

I interviewed him for The Virginia Gazette. He reflected on his critical role in funding and arming the mujahideen in Afghanistan, helping them defeat and expel Soviet forces. However, he never mentioned that one of his close advisors was Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist who received an invitation from Osama Bin Laden to visit...

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