Mr. Trump, concerned over an arms sales deal with Saudi Arabia worth $110billion, is being cautious over the Jamal Khashoggi case.
An investigation with teeth in it could interrupt his friendship with the Saudis and affect arms deals down the road, including supplying bombs for Yemen.
This reluctance by the President contrasts with the indignation of the media establishment in general, and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
However, government insiders are reporting intrigue with how the case could apply to a solution for “the Assange dilemma.”
In short, what happened to Mr. Khashoggi, a journalist contributing to The Washington Post, may bear “the outline” of how to deal with Mr. Assange.
Mr. Kashoggi entered a Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and never emerged.
Evidence from Turkey indicates he was murdered inside the consulate and never left—except in pieces via “diplomatic pouch” (immune from inspection).
Fifteen Saudi Arabia males visited the consulate the same day, with a bone saw in their luggage. They departed that afternoon.
Meanwhile, Mr. Assange has been silenced inside the Ecuador Embassy in London since last March by the Ecuador government.
One secret intelligence plan suggests Mr. Assange’s long-time supporter Valerie Thighborg might be turned into a USA asset—at the right price.
Ms. Thighborg could be admitted to the embassy as “a human rights worker” concerned about Mr. Assange’s health.
Her purse—deliberately overlooked by security agents—could contain a set of miniature saw blades with tiny machine driver.
After re-union, Ms. Thighborg could go to work with special pills making sure he never awakened, then severing him into a number of "diplomatic pouch" style parcels.
Embassy Staff would announce Mr. Assange’s “disappearance,” with the cover story he must have slipped out a window and be wandering around Britain somewhere--silent and afraid of arrest.
Ms. Thighborg, however, responded (accent translated): “How you say, ah, the meedle feenger, darleeng! Fok you!”
Undiscouraged, an even better (and cheaper) plan has evolved—using a sex bot to carry out the operation.
Mr. Assange is likely to welcome an attractive bot as much as any famished male would, especially if she moves in to live with him for a few weeks prior to the event.
Asked to comment on these developments, editors at The Washington Post and other media responded:
“Mr. Assange has shown himself rogue on numerous occasions, whereas Mr. Khashoggi worked for us, so there is no moral comparison here.”