Fighting Hizballah in Latin America

The Iranian-backed terrorist group Hizballah enjoys an extensive network throughout Latin America, mainly consisting of contacts and operatives in various Lebanese diaspora communities. These it uses both to raise funds and to carry out attacks, such as the 1993 bombing of the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires and the murderous bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in the same city the next year. Emanuele Ottolenghi describes the organization’s activities in the region, and outlines how the U.S. can combat them:

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More about: Drugs, Hizballah, Iran, Latin America, Politics & Current Affairs, War on Terror

Iran Was Violating the Nuclear Deal Even before the U.S. Pulled Out

March 5 2021

In a formal report on Monday, the director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), made clear—without saying it outright—that the Islamic Republic had deliberately misled the agency about its ongoing nuclear activities. Richard Goldberg explains what this means with regard to the White House’s hopes of reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as the 2015 agreement with Tehran is formally known:

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More about: Iran, Iran nuclear program, Nuclear proliferation, U.S. Foreign policy