The searing Showtime documentary about Jamal Kashoggi’s murder, Kingdom of Silence, and the United States-Saudi Arabia relationship, brought me back to the first weeks of his reported disappearance

“But I have also been reading a lot about a man I didn’t know, Jamal Khashoggi, who appears tragically to have been murdered after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago. His fiancée was waiting for him outside. Jamal was a friend to a number of my friends, though I didn’t know until they started posting on social media that he had gone missing.

Who was Jamal? I will answer…

Alexander Djerassi

A diplomat, bureaucrat, political campaigner, and entrepreneur. Attended Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs and Yale Law School.

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