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Adam @Khanoisseur
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Branson is a typical bandwagon opportunist. The mass executions Saudis carried out in 2016 and 2017 didn’t move him? Look for him to resume the Saudi deal when this blows over.
2. Uber's CEO has pulled out of a conference in Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi. But 6 months after the kingdom had carried out a mass execution of 47 imprisoned civilians convicted for terrorism, Uber accepted $3.5 billion from Saudi Public Investment Fund. nytimes.com/2016/06/02/tec…
3. Aside from major investments in Twitter and Fox News, Saudis have also invested $1 billion in Tesla rival @Lucid_Motors.

Wonder if Lucid will return the investment?
theverge.com/2018/9/17/1786…
4. Of course, US arms makers are "rattled" by the Khashoggi affair. CEOs of Boeing, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, Raytheon have bought multiple mansions each, thanks to Saudi money (Saudi per capita spending on arms is $6909/year vs $1800 for US) reuters.com/article/us-sau…
5. Here are Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey, sucking up to MBS (who, to be fair, is considered a "reformer" fighting against more extremist elements and clerics)
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