How a writer's disappearance could damage economic relations between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia

Oct 15, 2018
The disappearance of a Saudi columnist for the Washington Post has erupted into a diplomatic dispute, and potentially an economic one. President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia could face “severe punishment” if the government is shown to have been involved…
Jamal Khashoggi looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama, on Dec.15, 2014.
MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images

How a writer's disappearance could damage economic relations between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia

Oct 15, 2018
The disappearance of a Saudi columnist for the Washington Post has erupted into a diplomatic dispute, and potentially an economic one. President Donald Trump said Saudi Arabia could face “severe punishment” if the government is shown to have been involved…
Jamal Khashoggi looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama, on Dec.15, 2014.
MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images