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Jun 22, 2016 0 Comments

Report: Argentine Prosecutor’s Suspicious Death “Benefited Iran” by Stopping UN Terror Probe Media Mentions

The likely murder in January 2015 of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was investigating Iran’s role in Argentina’s worst-ever terror attack while Iran was negotiating to have United Nations sanctions lifted, “arguably most benefited Iran” as it stopped Nisman’s investigation before he was able to fully disclose his findings to the Argentine government or the UN, a report (.pdf) published this month by the Center for a Secure Free Society argued.

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Jun 21, 2016 0 Comments

Más de cien yihadistas latinoamericanos en el Daesh Media Mentions

La amenaza terrorista en Latinoamérica aumentó el último año, a pesar de que algunos procesos, como la paz que se negocia para Colombia, pudieran dar la impresión de lo contrario. En su radiografía anual sobre el terrorismo mundial, el Departamento de Estado norteamericano advierte que en Suramérica y el Caribe se han detectado algunos movimientos preocupantes: viajes de individuos a Siria para enrolarse en el Estados Islámico, también conocido como ISIS o Daesh, y creciente expansión de Hezbolá.

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Jun 19, 2016 0 Comments

Iran’s Infiltration of Latin America Media Mentions

Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment January 18th, 2015. Almost a year and a half later, the investigation of his death and the 1994 AMIA bombing are intertwined in complexity and still struggling to bring forth justice.

Joseph Humire was quoted in Mary O’Grady’s WSJ article saying, “Iran’s refusal to extradite its accused, according to Nisman, placed it in noncompliance with its international obligations to support a legal case of international terrorism with another U.N. member,” highlighting another complexity of the case.

In addition to the extradition refusal, Nisman had produced more than “1,500 pages of open source reporting on Iran and Hezbollah” that has yet to be declassified, further complicating the investigation and clouding the role Iran has had in the country. Humire states that the report should be declassified so the public can have the “knowledge necessary to grasp the seriousness and longevity of Iran’s influence in their country.” He continues, “At a time when U.S. influence has diminished in the region, Latin America is arguably Iran’s top foreign policy priority outside of the Middle East.”

Read the full article on Wall Street Journal.