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Jamal Khashoggi on “MBS’s War” in Yemen

Clip: Season 2019 Episode 13 | 3m 24s

In never-before-seen interview footage from years before his murder, Jamal Khashoggi praised the military campaign against Iran-allied Houthi rebels in Yemen, launched by then-defense minister Mohammed bin Salman, while talking with FRONTLINE’s Martin Smith. “Look, for Saudi Arabia it is a 1939 moment,” Khashoggi said, comparing Iran to Nazi Germany.

Aired: 10/01/19

Rating: NR

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