With grisly leaks, Turkey keeps focus on Khashoggi case and pressure on Saudi-U.S. relations

Source:The globe and mail Date:18Oct2018

With sincere repugnance, we are following  how the presumed murder of a journalist is being used for political mileage:



“I think the Turks are bargaining with the Saudis and the Americans. As they see their demands not being met, they are leaking more stuff,” said Suat Kiniklioglu, a former Turkish parliamentarian who is now a visiting academic at Oxford University’s Middle East Centre.

He said Turkey – battered by spiralling inflation and a falling currency – could be seeking economic compensation from Saudi Arabia, and perhaps also strategic concessions from one or both of Riyadh and Washington.