The US-Saudi relationship tested by Jamal Khashoggi

Wednesday, October 10, 2018


President Donald Trump has invited Jamal Khashoggi's distraught fiancé to the White House. And US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on Saudi Arabia to "support a thorough investigation" of Khashoggi's case. Members of the Trump Administration would seem be on the same page. But host Marco Werman speaks with the Brookings Institution's Tamara Cofman Wittes, who says Khashoggi's disappearance threatens the very personal relationship the White House has established with the Saudis.