{FD} Saudis offer pathetic explanation of Khashoggi death to preserve ties to US and clear crown prince

Saudi Arabia claims that Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist who had been living in the U.S., was accidentally strangled Oct. 2 in a fight with 15 Saudis employed by the nation’s security services and military inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

{FD} Judith Miller: Trump says ‘Mission Accomplished’ in Syria but his broader strategy is still hard to discern

President Trump was able to declare “mission accomplished” by tweet just hours after a missile attack struck three key chemical weapons facilities in Syria early Saturday because the strike was limited, clearly defined and multilaterally endorsed.