The story behind Khashoggi

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however Malcolm I’m jeanna Shakespeare

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however Malcolm I’m jeanna Shakespeare

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however Malcolm I’m jeanna Shakespeare
today on declassifying Khashoggi is

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today on declassifying Khashoggi is

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today on declassifying Khashoggi is
being used by the Muslim Brotherhood and

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being used by the Muslim Brotherhood and

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being used by the Muslim Brotherhood and
Turkey to play the media the story

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Turkey to play the media the story

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Turkey to play the media the story
written by Brad Johnson a retired CIA

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written by Brad Johnson a retired CIA

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written by Brad Johnson a retired CIA
senior operations officer and a former

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senior operations officer and a former

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senior operations officer and a former
chief of station

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chief of station

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chief of station
he is president for Americans for

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he is president for Americans for

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he is president for Americans for
intelligence reform the media reporting

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intelligence reform the media reporting

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intelligence reform the media reporting
on the murder of Muslim Brotherhood

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on the murder of Muslim Brotherhood

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on the murder of Muslim Brotherhood
activist Jamal khashoggi greatly

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activist Jamal khashoggi greatly

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activist Jamal khashoggi greatly
exceeded its value as a news story

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exceeded its value as a news story

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exceeded its value as a news story
long ago and is now being driven

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long ago and is now being driven

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long ago and is now being driven
strictly by politics the Muslim

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strictly by politics the Muslim

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strictly by politics the Muslim
Brotherhood government in Turkey under

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Brotherhood government in Turkey under

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Brotherhood government in Turkey under
the iron-fisted leadership of president

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the iron-fisted leadership of president

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the iron-fisted leadership of president
rigid type Iran has masterfully played

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rigid type Iran has masterfully played

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rigid type Iran has masterfully played
the situation to its advantage to create

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the situation to its advantage to create

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the situation to its advantage to create
a rift between the United States and

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a rift between the United States and

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a rift between the United States and
turkeys regional rivals Saudi Arabia the

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turkeys regional rivals Saudi Arabia the

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turkeys regional rivals Saudi Arabia the
Turks have long had very robust

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Turks have long had very robust

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Turks have long had very robust
intelligence capabilities and clearly

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intelligence capabilities and clearly

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intelligence capabilities and clearly
the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was

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the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was

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the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was
fully penetrated with listening devices

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fully penetrated with listening devices

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fully penetrated with listening devices
at the very least the slow drip of

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at the very least the slow drip of

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at the very least the slow drip of
information supplied to the mainstream

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information supplied to the mainstream

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information supplied to the mainstream
media is being played well by the Turks

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media is being played well by the Turks

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media is being played well by the Turks
and mainstream media sources are willing

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and mainstream media sources are willing

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and mainstream media sources are willing
accomplices without regard to

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accomplices without regard to

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accomplices without regard to
consequences because the situation can

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consequences because the situation can

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consequences because the situation can
be used to criticize president Donald

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be used to criticize president Donald

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be used to criticize president Donald
Trump this drip of information will

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Trump this drip of information will

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Trump this drip of information will
continue as the professional and

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continue as the professional and

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continue as the professional and
experienced turks select appropriate

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experienced turks select appropriate

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experienced turks select appropriate
moments in the news cycle and continue

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moments in the news cycle and continue

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moments in the news cycle and continue
to play the US media like a fine violin

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to play the US media like a fine violin

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to play the US media like a fine violin
CIA director gina has spell was recently

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CIA director gina has spell was recently

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CIA director gina has spell was recently
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asked to brief congressional overseers

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asked to brief congressional overseers
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about what the CIA knows about the

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about what the CIA knows about the
kesaji murder Brad Johnson shared that

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kesaji murder Brad Johnson shared that

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kesaji murder Brad Johnson shared that
he doesn’t have or for that matter need

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he doesn’t have or for that matter need

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he doesn’t have or for that matter need
any insider information to know exactly

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any insider information to know exactly

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any insider information to know exactly
what she told them there are many

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what she told them there are many

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what she told them there are many
reasons why the CIA wouldn’t have a

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reasons why the CIA wouldn’t have a

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reasons why the CIA wouldn’t have a
direct reporting source inside such a

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direct reporting source inside such a

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direct reporting source inside such a
small hit squad such as the one that

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small hit squad such as the one that

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small hit squad such as the one that
killed kesaji it would always have been

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killed kesaji it would always have been

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killed kesaji it would always have been
difficult to have a spy reporting back

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difficult to have a spy reporting back

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difficult to have a spy reporting back
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to the United States within such a small

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to the United States within such a small
unit but it would be impossible in this

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unit but it would be impossible in this

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unit but it would be impossible in this
day and age as former CIA director John

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day and age as former CIA director John

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day and age as former CIA director John
Brennan publicly and proudly proclaimed

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Brennan publicly and proudly proclaimed

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Brennan publicly and proudly proclaimed
during an NPR interview

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during an NPR interview

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during an NPR interview
today’s CIA disdains even the thought of

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today’s CIA disdains even the thought of

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today’s CIA disdains even the thought of
having a reporting source who is

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having a reporting source who is

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having a reporting source who is
involved with anything illegal with the

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involved with anything illegal with the

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involved with anything illegal with the
modernization of the CIA implemented

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modernization of the CIA implemented

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modernization of the CIA implemented
under Brennan this decidedly odd

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under Brennan this decidedly odd

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under Brennan this decidedly odd
philosophy for an intelligence agency

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philosophy for an intelligence agency

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philosophy for an intelligence agency
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was

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was
in place and has been left unchanged by

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in place and has been left unchanged by

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in place and has been left unchanged by
subsequent CIA directors as a result

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subsequent CIA directors as a result

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subsequent CIA directors as a result
congressional oversight was given

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congressional oversight was given

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congressional oversight was given
probabilities by the current CIA

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probabilities by the current CIA

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probabilities by the current CIA
director the probability is that the

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director the probability is that the

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director the probability is that the
killing of kesaji was ordered or at the

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killing of kesaji was ordered or at the

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killing of kesaji was ordered or at the
very least tolerated by Crown Prince

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very least tolerated by Crown Prince

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very least tolerated by Crown Prince
Mohammed bin Salman or Prince NBS as he

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Mohammed bin Salman or Prince NBS as he

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Mohammed bin Salman or Prince NBS as he
has come to be known Prince MBS does

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has come to be known Prince MBS does

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has come to be known Prince MBS does
appear to have consolidated his power

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appear to have consolidated his power

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appear to have consolidated his power
and therefore it’s likely he was aware

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and therefore it’s likely he was aware

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and therefore it’s likely he was aware
of the plan to murder kesaji he may very

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of the plan to murder kesaji he may very

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of the plan to murder kesaji he may very
well have given the order that said we

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well have given the order that said we

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well have given the order that said we
don’t know it for a fact and we will

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don’t know it for a fact and we will

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don’t know it for a fact and we will
almost certainly never know for sure

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almost certainly never know for sure

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almost certainly never know for sure
there is a chance albeit a small one

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there is a chance albeit a small one

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there is a chance albeit a small one
that he didn’t know this will play out

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that he didn’t know this will play out

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that he didn’t know this will play out
as cases of this nature almost always do

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as cases of this nature almost always do

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as cases of this nature almost always do
one or perhaps a few of the people

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one or perhaps a few of the people

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one or perhaps a few of the people
involved will be arrested and punished

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involved will be arrested and punished

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involved will be arrested and punished
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to some degree or another there has

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to some degree or another there has
already been an arrest of one of the men

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already been an arrest of one of the men

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already been an arrest of one of the men
allegedly involved what isn’t being

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allegedly involved what isn’t being

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allegedly involved what isn’t being
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discussed by anyone however underscores

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discussed by anyone however underscores
the stunning hypocrisy of the mainstream

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the stunning hypocrisy of the mainstream

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the stunning hypocrisy of the mainstream
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media’s reporting and profoundly

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media’s reporting and profoundly
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underscores a purely political nature of

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underscores a purely political nature of
using the news to criticize President

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using the news to criticize President

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using the news to criticize President
Donald Trump compared the large number

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Donald Trump compared the large number

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Donald Trump compared the large number
of murders that have taken place in the

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of murders that have taken place in the

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of murders that have taken place in the
United Kingdom by the Russians over the

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United Kingdom by the Russians over the

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United Kingdom by the Russians over the
past few years according to BuzzFeed

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past few years according to BuzzFeed

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past few years according to BuzzFeed
news 14 Russians have been murdered most

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news 14 Russians have been murdered most

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news 14 Russians have been murdered most
likely by Russian intelligence which

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likely by Russian intelligence which

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likely by Russian intelligence which
BuzzFeed has documented in its reporting

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BuzzFeed has documented in its reporting

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BuzzFeed has documented in its reporting
unlike Crown Prince MBS Russian

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unlike Crown Prince MBS Russian

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unlike Crown Prince MBS Russian
President Vladimir Putin has had decades

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President Vladimir Putin has had decades

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President Vladimir Putin has had decades
to consolidate his power and has done so

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to consolidate his power and has done so

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to consolidate his power and has done so
very effectively he comes out of the KGB

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very effectively he comes out of the KGB

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very effectively he comes out of the KGB
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and there is absolutely no reason to

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and there is absolutely no reason to
believe that anything happens within

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believe that anything happens within

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believe that anything happens within
Russian intelligence that Putin doesn’t

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Russian intelligence that Putin doesn’t

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Russian intelligence that Putin doesn’t
directly control there are very precise

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directly control there are very precise

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directly control there are very precise
one-for-one comparisons and yet the

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one-for-one comparisons and yet the

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one-for-one comparisons and yet the
press doesn’t care a whit about the

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press doesn’t care a whit about the

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press doesn’t care a whit about the
Russians who were murdered so we have a

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Russians who were murdered so we have a

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Russians who were murdered so we have a
Saudi killed in Turkey probably by a

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Saudi killed in Turkey probably by a

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Saudi killed in Turkey probably by a
Saudi intelligence hit squad compared

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Saudi intelligence hit squad compared

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Saudi intelligence hit squad compared
with a long list of Russian citizens

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with a long list of Russian citizens

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with a long list of Russian citizens
killed in the UK probably by

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killed in the UK probably by

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killed in the UK probably by
intelligence hit squads Putin has far

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intelligence hit squads Putin has far

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intelligence hit squads Putin has far
greater control over Russia then does

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greater control over Russia then does

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greater control over Russia then does
the crown prince over Saudi Arabia which

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the crown prince over Saudi Arabia which

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the crown prince over Saudi Arabia which
makes Putin’s personal involvement even

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makes Putin’s personal involvement even

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makes Putin’s personal involvement even
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more certain

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more certain
however the mainstream media runs a

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however the mainstream media runs a

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however the mainstream media runs a
constant drumbeat of news about the

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constant drumbeat of news about the

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Saudi murder but for the most part it

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Saudi murder but for the most part it
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was a killing spree by the Russians

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was a killing spree by the Russians
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that’s all the time we have for today
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