US President Joe Biden has decided that the diplomatic cost of directly penalizing Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, is too high, according to senior administration officials, despite a detailed American intelligence finding that he directly approved the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident and Washington Post columnist who was drugged and dismembered in October 2018.

Despite finding, no direct penalty for Saudi prince
Despite finding, no direct penalty for Saudi prince
Despite finding, no direct penalty for Saudi prince
Despite finding, no direct penalty for Saudi prince
Despite finding, no direct penalty for Saudi prince