My must read of the day, “Argentinian government moves to dissolve domestic intelligence agency,” in the Guardian.
An Argentine prosecutor who died mysteriously last week told a reporter prior to his death that he had evidence tying Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.
JERUSALEM—The mystery surrounding the alleged suicide of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman in Buenos Aires Sunday, on the eve of his scheduled airing of charges against the country’s president, deepened Wednesday when investigators revealed that there were no traces of gunpowder on Nisman’s hand and no suicide note.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The Argentine prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of orchestrating a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center has been found dead in his apartment, authorities said on Monday.
A supreme court ruling in Argentina is expected in the coming weeks over the limitation of media power, the Guardian reports.
Argentine President Cristina Kirchner will reportedly skip the 19th anniversary memorial of the AMIA bombing on Thursday, in what analysts see as the latest troubling sign of the Argentine government’s increasing coziness with Tehran.
A bipartisan delegation of House lawmakers have petitioned Secretary of State John Kerry to reconsider the level of aid given to Argentina following revelations that the Latin American country has opened it doors to Iran.
Argentina’s populist-socialist president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has allowed Iran to infiltrate its economic sector and potentially use the country as a terrorist launching pad, U.S. officials and multiple experts said on Tuesday.
Top House lawmakers have petitioned the Argentinian president to reverse a decision barring a senior government prosecutor from testifying before the U.S. Congress about Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.
Two separate reports released by the Argentine prosecutor in the 1994 AMIA bombing case and the U.S. State Department this week are the latest indication that Iran’s global terror network is on the rise, experts say.