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Dec 1, 2014 0 Comments

Taiwan Votes for Change Media Appearances, Radio

Joseph Humire on Iran’s growing military footprint in South America, Venezuela and Bolivia’s  relationship with Iran, and Iran’s heavily sanctioned economy.

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Nov 27, 2014 0 Comments

Irán depende cada vez más de Cuba para penetrar en América Latina Media Appearances, Media Mentions

Joseph M. Humire es el director ejecutivo del Centre for a Secure Free Society, un think tank con sede en Washigton, centrado en cuestiones de seguridad y mercado libre. Humire es además el coordinador de un estudio, Iran’s Strategic Penetration of Latin America, que ha hecho saltar las alarmas en los últimos días. En él varios autores describen la red de infiltración de Teherán a través de sus alianzas con países de la región.

El analista responde a DIARIO DE CUBA sobre el papel de la Isla en este plan clandestino, cuyo objetivo a corto plazo podría suponer ataques terroristas contra EEUU. El experto cree que Cuba es pieza fundamental en la trama y que La Habana está dispuesta a facilitar los planes islamistas a cambio de asistencia económica…. Continue Reading »

Nov 12, 2014 0 Comments

Freedom for Leopoldo: The U.S. and Political Prisoners in the Americas

Authors: ALEX CHAFUEN

The case of Venezuelan political leader Leopoldo López, in jail without a sentence sinceFebruary 18, 2014, seems so clear, that the inability to secure his release, is a testimony to the sad state of democracy in several countries in the Americas. The neglect, and the silent complicity of many is troublesome. It is time to make a big push for the release of Leopoldo López and other political prisoners in Venezuela.

International organizations from left, right and center have called for López’s immediate release. Even in the United Nations, an unlikely actor given that it recently accepted Venezuela as a member of its Security Council, chimed in: its “Working Group on Arbitrary Detention” determined that López’s detention was arbitrary and he should be let go. Amnesty International also called for Venezuela to comply with the U.N. recommendation.

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