Unrest in Jordan Should Be a Wake-Up Call to Israel and the U.S.

April 9 2021

What exactly happened in Jordan last week remains unclear: the Jordanian authorities claim to have foiled a “malicious plot” involving the king’s half-brother, Prince Hamzah; Hamzah says he was only criticizing corruption; some reports described a failed coup; and Amman has forbidden any further media coverage of the matter. But the incident clearly ended on Monday when Hamzah declared in a signed statement that he has “put himself at the disposal” of King Abdullah. Whatever occurred, writes Hussein Ibish, Jordan’s allies and neighbors shouldn’t ignore it:

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More about: Israeli Security, Jordan, 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