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Considering all the occasions that the US has helped Saudis get away with murder - literally -- why assume this will be any different? How much do the Saudis spend influencing US politicians and institutions?

Hani Al-Sayegh: who was living in Canada but accused of involvement in Khobar Towers incident, renditioned to the US with a lot of media spin about how he would implicate Iran in the bombing but was then sent back to Saudia Arabia after all charges were dropped against him by the US Justice Dept for lack of evidence -- and he's probably executed in Saudi Arabia now, having never been even formally accused of a crime nor given a chance to defend himself in court

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And yet the same Washington Post itself participated in promoting pro-Saudi stories too...