Dayton Daily News
Prince said he’d use ‘bullet’ on Khashoggi
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia told a top aide in 2017 that he would use “a bullet” on Jamal Khashoggi, the jour- nalist killed in October, if Khashoggi did not return to the kingdom and end his criticism of the Saudi govern- ment, according to current and former U.S. and foreign officials with direct knowledge of intelligence reports. The conversation, intercepted by U.S. intelligence agencies, is the most detailed evidence to date that the prince con- sidered killing Khashoggi long before Saudi operatives strangled him inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. The Saudi government has denied the prince played any role in the killing.