The Problem With the Declassified Report on Khashoggi’s Death

It presents little new evidence and is unlikely to appease critics of Mohammed bin Salman.

On February 25, new Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines declassified an assessment blaming Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. Khashoggi was, of course, the Saudi dissident and U.S. resident who was brutally executed in Istanbul, Turkey, in early October 2018. 

Bin Salman, a young royal commonly known …

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