Journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain, in December 2014. Photo: AP Journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain, in December 2014. Photo: AP
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain, in December 2014. Photo: AP

‘Shocking’ timing: US shared nuclear tech with Saudi Arabia soon after killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

  • Trump administration granted first of two authorisations on October 18 last year, 16 days after Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul
  • Timing of approvals likely to heap pressure on president, with lawmakers becoming increasingly critical of US support for Saudi Arabia since journalist’s death

Topic |   Jamal Khashoggi killing
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain, in December 2014. Photo: AP Journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain, in December 2014. Photo: AP
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain, in December 2014. Photo: AP
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