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Apr 20, 2018 0 Comments

Venezuela, Hezbollah, and Tareck El Aissami Media Appearances, Media Mentions, Radio

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE

Joseph Humire, who specializes on Iran and Hezbollah activities in Latin America, joined Friday’s Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM 125 the Patriot Channel to discuss the deteriorating security and political conditions in Venezuela with host Frances Martel, the national security editor for Breitbart News.

Humire, proclaimed, “Venezuelan observers all know that the Vice President Tareck El Aissami runs the country. I mean [President Nicolás] Maduro is on TV and Maduro is, you know, the public face. He is the one who is pretty much targeted by the Venezuelan opposition, but he is not the one who is calling the shots in Venezuela.”

 

To continue reading, follow the link to Breitbart.

Or listen to the interview, here.

Apr 12, 2018 0 Comments

Conference: The Crisis in Venezuela & The Summit of the Americas Media Appearances, Media Mentions

Just ahead of the SFS and USIL co-sponsored event, came a piece by La República detailing the agenda:

The conference titled, “La crisis de Venezuela y la Cumbre de las Américas,” will entail presentations by Executive Director Joseph Humire and Fellow J.D. Gordon, as well as an accompanying presentation by International Fellow Dardo López-Dolz.

This event will highlight the challenges the region faces regarding international security. SFS plans to make the case that Venezuela has become a headquarters for Hezbollah in the region. From here, the terrorists are able to plan attacks and expand their activity into the rest of the region.

Read the article (in Spanish), here.

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Mar 28, 2018 0 Comments

U.S. Carries Out Drone Strikes Against al-Qaeda Narco-Terrorists in Libya Media Appearances, Media Mentions

Edwin Mora discusses US drone strikes against al-Qaeda in Libya in his Breitbart column and the US mission to “degrade, disrupt, and destroy terrorist organizations and bring stability to the region.” This is made more complicated as the threat is ever-changing. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb is known to have worked with Latin America drug cartels. Joseph Humire’s testimony before the House Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee exemplifies this as he states, “the convergence of criminals, drug traffickers, terrorists, insurgents, and organized crime has increased and evolved over time.”

Read the full article on Breitbart, here.

Also, take a look at the full Committee hearing regarding terrorism, drug trafficking, and organized crime, here.