U.S. officials are unclear on when or whether the Saudi government will follow through with its threatened executions of the individuals blamed for Khashoggi’s killing. “It could happen overnight or take 20 years,” the U.S. official said, adding that the treatment of subordinates could erode Mohammed’s standing going forward.
In killing those who followed his orders, “it’s hard to get the next set [of subordinates] to help,” the official said.
Washington Post - Sun 18-Nov-2018 1:50 AM
Audio recordings, intercepted phone calls and other intelligence link Mohammed bin Salman to killing that Saudis say was conducted by rogue elements.
Saud Al Qahtani’s profile. He was the lead man in Khashoggi’s death. Used to lead the Twetter propaganda team of Saudi before now.
Right now he is the fall guy.