VRIC Monitor: March 2019

VRIC Monitor: March 2019

The VRIC Monitor is a one-of-a-kind, monthly report from SFS tracking extra-regional influence in Latin America. VRIC stands for Venezuela, Russia, Iran, China where Venezuela represents the country itself, but als

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VRIC Monitor: February 2019

VRIC Monitor: February 2019

The VRIC Monitor is a one-of-a-kind, monthly report from SFS tracking extra-regional influence in Latin America. VRIC stands for Venezuela, Russia, Iran, China where Venezuela represents the country itself, but als

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Iran, Russia, and China’s Central Role in the Venezuela Crisis

Iran, Russia, and China’s Central Role in the Venezuela Crisis

In the wake of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's first visit to Latin America, where China and Russia were both mentioned, Joseph Humire remarks on these external influences within the country. In an article for

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The true role of the “fixers” between Iran and Argentina denounced by Nisman

The true role of the “fixers” between Iran and Argentina denounced by Nisman

In this Infobae article, Martín Dinatale delves into the continuously evolving and highly contentious international mystery that is the research findings and death of the late Argentine prosecutor: Alberto Nisman. Whil

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‘Deprogram’ radical Islamists. How?

‘Deprogram’ radical Islamists. How?

The end of 2017 not only marked another passing year but, also, marked the victory claimed by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi over ISIS. Candice Malcolm explains, in her Toronto Sun column, that defeating ISIS on t

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Trudeau government two-faced on Iran

Trudeau government two-faced on Iran

"Last month, Canada led efforts at the United Nations to pass a draft resolution condemning Iran for its grave human rights abuses," writes Candice Malcolm. She notes that "ever since 2003, Liberal and Conservative Cana

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Checking Iran’s Gambit: A Review of Canada’s Policy Toward the Islamic Republic

Checking Iran’s Gambit: A Review of Canada’s Policy Toward the Islamic Republic

May 2017 • Issue 4 This Dispatch provides an overview of Iran’s activities in Canada, including those of its proxy group Hezbollah, that led to Canada’s firm response in 2012. In detailing the steps taken b

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After Nisman: How the Death of a Prosecutor Revealed Iran’s Growing Influence in the Americas

After Nisman: How the Death of a Prosecutor Revealed Iran’s Growing Influence in the Americas

After Nisman: How the death of a prosecutor revealed Iran's growing influence in the Americas describes Iran's Threat Network as a missing link to solving the death of Alberto Nisman, special prosecutor f

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