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Dec 21, 2016 0 Comments

House Report: Hezbollah Trafficking Drugs ‘Virtually Unopposed’ in Latin America Media Mentions

Shiite Iran’s narco-jihadist proxy Hezbollah is operating a “virtually unopposed drug trafficking operation” in South America with links to the terrorist group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), reports the bipartisan House Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing.

Hezbollah is also involved in money laundering and provides its expertise in the illicit practice to other drug trafficking groups in Latin America, including Los Zetas in Mexico.

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Dec 20, 2016 0 Comments

Iran’s Theater of Operations in Latin America Media Mentions

In Iran’s Strategic Penetration of Latin America (Lexington Books, 2014) authors and global security experts Joseph Humire and Ilan Berman elaborate on Kelly’s position with a collection of essays that provides an alarming look at Iran’s penetration of Latin America. That activity began in 1979 as part of Iran’s overall strategy to seek global power and develop nuclear weapons. Latin American experts featured in this revealing volume detail how Iran’s infiltration of Latin America has been pursued under the cover of commercial activities and cultural exchanges and has been aided by an alliance and shared militancy with the Latin American Left. The experts maintain that, over more than three decades, Iran has been able to forge strong economic, political, and strategic links to the region.

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Dec 4, 2016 0 Comments

Fernando Menendez on the legacy of Fidel Castro Media Appearances, Television Appearances


Fernando Menéndez visits CCTV to discuss the leader’s lasting impact.