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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

Trump’s ZTE turnabout

May 14, 2018
The Chinese electronics manufacturer ZTE Corp. was on the brink of collapse after the U.S. government punished it last month for breaking American sanctions against Iran and North Korea. But in a sudden Twitter twist President Donald Trump says he’s…