Alberto Nisman Was Murdered, But We Still Don’t Know Why

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by Mike LaSusa Investigators in Argentina have finally determined, after more than two-and-a-half years, that the gunshot to the head that killed controversial prosecutor Alberto Nisman in January 2015 was delivered by someone other than Nisman himself. The Wall Street… Continue Reading  

Overblown Claims about Hezbollah in Latin America

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by Michael LaSusa  Most experts who study security issues in Latin America believe that crime—and in particular, organized crime—represents the greatest threat to national and citizen security in the region. And according to widely cited public opinion surveys, many Latin… Continue Reading  

My Long, Long-Delayed Response to ProPublica

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by Jim Lobe As readers of this blog know, I’ve had a series of exchanges with editors at ProPublica regarding my critique of an article published July 11 and entitled “The Terror Threat and Iran’s Inroads in Latin America” by their award-winning… Continue Reading  

How Rotella Reported Another Dubious Iranian Bomb Plot

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by Gareth Porter [While the terrible events in Egypt have delayed my plans to reply to ProPublica’s response to my critique of Sebastian Rotella’s report on the alleged build-up of Iran’s terrorist infrastructure in the Americas, Gareth Porter has written… Continue Reading  

Indictment of Iran for ’94 Terror Bombing Relied on MEK

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by Gareth Porter via IPS News Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman based his 2006 warrant for the arrest of top Iranian officials in the bombing of a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires in 1994 on the claims of representatives of… Continue Reading