Beware of Media Sourcing for Jamal Khashoggi ‘Scoops’

There are still more questions than answers surrounding the disappearance of sometime Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week. And the whole affair has become a tug-of-war between Middle East interests and an ongoing conflict between Saudi Arabia and other powers in the region, including Turkey and Qatar.

In the absence of verifiable facts, the American media are floating all kinds of leaks from Turkish sources.