Saudi crown prince likely to survive diplomatic crisis spawned by Khashoggi killing

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"The issue now is how Western governments coordinate a response and to what extent they wish to escalate this in a co-ordinated fashion," said Michael Stephens, a senior research fellow who focuses on the Mideast at London's Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies. "Would financial sanctions be considered sufficient as to have sent a message to Saudi Arabia that this will never happen again?" Stephens added. "Some may feel this is inadequate, while others, like the Americans, may feel this is going too far."