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OPENING STATEMENT FOR CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON “IRAN AND HEZBOLLAH IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE” Publications, Speech / Presentations

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE

 

OPENING STATEMENT OF

JOSEPH M. HUMIRE

CENTER FOR A SECURE FREE SOCIETY (SFS)

BEFORE THE

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE (WHEM) SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA (MENA)

HEARING ON

“IRAN AND HEZBOLLAH IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE”

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 2177 Rayburn House Office Building Washington D.C.

Chairman Duncan, Chairwoman Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking Members Sires and Deutch, distinguished members of both subcommittees.

Good morning, and it’s a privilege to appear before you today.

The death of Dr. Alberto Nisman on January 18th, shocked us all. I remember receiving the news on a late Sunday afternoon in quit disbelief. Hoping this was just another internet rumor. Unfortunately, several hours later, his death was confirmed.

Aside from the shock—at the time—my initial reaction was that Iran was involved.

Of course, this is not proven—and most likely we’ll never know all the circumstances surrounding his mysterious death. But as time goes by, and more evidence is revealed—we DO know more about the extent to which Iran has infiltrated Argentina.

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