The publisher of The Washington Post on Tuesday slammed former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his comments on U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist at the paper who was killed by Saudi Arabia in 2018. “It is shocking and disappointing to see Mike Pompeo’s book so outrageously misrepresent the life and word of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. As the CIA — which Pompeo once directed — concluded, Jamal was brutally murdered on the orders of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman,” Ryan said. “It is shameful that Pompeo would spread vile falsehoods to dishonor a courageous man’s life and service — and his commitment to principles Americans hold dear — as a ploy to sell books,” he added. “Whatever he [Pompeo] mentions about my husband, he doesn’t know my husband.
Source: Washington Post January 24, 2023 20:02 UTC