Weekly World News Update: October 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 12:28 PM | Anonymous

October 17, 2018

Weekly World News Update

Where's Khashoggi?; What Now With the U.S. and Turkey; Koreas Peace Talks; Chinese Espionage Punished; Latin America Turmoil

Quote of the Week

"How is it possible for a consulate, an embassy not to have security camera systems? Is it possible for the Saudi Arabian consulate where the incident occurred not to have camera systems?" Erdogan asked. "If a bird flew, if a mosquito appeared, these systems would catch them and (I believe) they (the Saudis) would have the most advanced of systems." 

-- Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, speaking with journalists on a plane ride home last Thursday.

Breakthroughs in Jamal Khashoggi Case

Donald Trump Says Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Could Have Been Murdered By ‘Rogue Killers’" Andrew Buncombe -- Independent, October 15, 2018

The Other Side of the Khashoggi Tragedy” Anthony Cordesman -- CSIS, October 15, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance: What We Know and Don’t Know” David Kirkpatrick -- New York Times, October 15, 2018

Saudi Missing Journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Explanation Expected From Saudi Arabia as Mike Pompeo Arrives” Tucker Reals -- CBS News, October 16, 2018

Turkish Official: Police Found Evidence of Khashoggi Slaying” Fay Abuelgasim; Suzen Fraser; Jon Gambrell -- Associated Press, October 16, 2018 

U.S.-Turkey Relations

Turkey-U.S. Relations Remain Uncertain Despite Brunson’s Release” Yasar Yakis -- Arab News, October 15, 2018

After North Carolina Pastor’s Release, What’s Next for U.S.-Turkish Relations” Kevin Frey -- Spectrum News Charlotte, October 15, 2018

Brunson Was Just a Small Thorn in Turkey-U.S. Relations” İlnur Çevik -- Daily Sabah, October 15, 2018

Incentivized Peace Talks 

Moon Aims to Win EU Backing for Peace Process” Yoo-Chul Kim -- The Korea Times, October 12, 2018

South Korea Considers Lifting Some Sanctions on North Korea” Kim Tong-Hyung -- Associated Press, October 10, 2018

South Korean Leader Says Kim Willing to Give Up Nuclear Arsenal” Jihye Lee -- Bloomberg, October 12, 2018

Top Australian and Japanese Officials Say North Korea Sanctions Enforcement ‘Critical’ Despite Easing Tensions” The Japan Times, October 10, 2018 

"Koreas, U.S.-led UN Command Discuss Disarming Border Area" Kim Tong-Hyong -- Associated Press, October 16, 2018

Chinese National Arrested for Espionage

A Sting Operation Lifts the Lid on Chinese Espionage” Scott Stewart -- Stratfor, October, 16, 2018

Washington Must Send a Message: China Won’t Be Allowed to Steal Without Consequence John Carlin -- Washington Post, October 16, 2018

Chinese Intelligence Officer Arrested in Attempt to Steal GE Aviation Trade Secrets Craig Cheatham; Evan Millward -- WCPO Cincinnati, October 12, 2018

Turmoil in Latin America

Two Americans Caught Up in Nicaragua’s Violent Crackdown on Opposition” Conor Finnegan -- ABC News, October 15, 2018

Brazil Far-Right Presidential Candidate Jair Bolsonaro Is ‘Fomenting Violence,’ Rival Says” Agence France-Presse -- South China Morning Post, October 14, 2018

Fleeing Hardship at Home, Venezuelan Migrants Struggle Abroad, Too” Alexandra Ulmer -- Reuters, October 15, 2018


 

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