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La Argentina está sometida a los intereses de Irán

En los últimos años, Irán ha logrado avances diplomáticos y de cooperación en más de la mitad de los países en América Latina, y tiene una presencia asimétrica en la otra mitad, incluyendo poco a poco en su área de influencia a los vecinos de Argentina. A medida que pasa el tiempo, y más evidencia sale a la luz, observamos que la incursión de Irán en la región es estratégica, y utiliza la cubierta de la diplomacia pública para proteger sus actividades más nefastas.

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Iranian Weapons on America’s Doorstep

While many of the world’s leaders traveled to a Mexican seaside resort in Los Cabos for the annual Group of 20 meeting a couple weeks ago, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad traveled a little farther south, to Rio de Janeiro, for another meeting of world leaders – the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. This was Mr. Ahmadinejad’s sixth visit to Latin America since 2007 and his second this year.

In addition to BrazilMr. Ahmadinejad visited President Evo Morales in Bolivia and took time to stop by Venezuela to confer with his ideological bedfellow, Hugo Chavez, rounding up a three-nation tour of South America before heading back to Tehran on June 22.

On the surface, these visits produce press releases filled with pledges of solidarity, and the occasional signing of commercial agreements, but once the pageantry is over, such commercial agreements rarely materialize and the pledges of solidarity are revealed as little more than political posturing. All these unfulfilled promises and the lack of voluminous trade or business leave one to wonder what really lies beneath the surface in Iran’s foray into Latin America…. (more…)