China Poses a Growing Threat to U.S. Interests in the Middle East

March 2 2021

For much of the past ten years, Beijing has systematically expanded its influence into the Middle East, particularly through its Belt and Road infrastructure and investment initiative. It seeks, according to Eyck Freymann, to become a major player in the region while minimizing its investment of blood and treasure. And while it has not yet started to challenge the U.S. directly, Freymann argues that its ultimate aim is to gain at Washington’s expense:

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More about: China, Hizballah, Iran, Middle East, U.S. Foreign policy

Like the Perpetrators of the 1994 Buenos Aires Bombing, Alberto Nisman’s Murderers Are Going Free

Jan. 20 2022

Seven years ago Tuesday, the Argentine Jewish lawyer Alberto Nisman—who was investigating the 1994 bombing of Buenos Aires’s AMIA Jewish center by Iranian agents—was shot under mysterious circumstances. As Toby Dershowitz explains, Nisman’s death was initially ruled a suicide, but the police, perhaps deliberately, contaminated the crime scene, and there is every reason to believe that Argentinian officials were responsible for his death:

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More about: AMIA bombing, Argentina, Cristina Kirchner, Iran