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Argentine prosecutor killed by spies eager to satisfy president’s 'perceived wishes,' former agent claims

Argentine intelligence agents loyal to President Cristina Kirchner organized the killing this month of a prosecutor investigating Iran’s role in the bombing of a Jewish centre, according to a former senior official in the agency. 461 more words

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How did Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman end up dead?

Argentina’s president is under scrutiny following the high-profile and mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s move on Monday to dissolve the country’s spy agency only fuelled fears Nisman was the victim of a murder plot. 1,122 more words

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Argentina: Beyond Impunity

Argentina’s democracy has travelled far since the early 1980’s. Now, the sudden death of a senior prosecutor highlights the need for a new phase of reform.
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'I will not be extorted': Argentine president seeks to dissolve spy agency to root out rogue agents

President Cristina Fernandez called on Congress to dissolve Argentina’s intelligence services in the wake of the mysterious death of a prosecutor, strongly denying his accusation that she had sought to shield former Iranian officials suspected in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre. 764 more words

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The curious case of Alberto Nisman

The government of Argentina is accusing unnamed “rogue agents” from within its own intelligence community of murdering federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman. Normally you wouldn’t find this blog dealing with an alleged murder in a South American country, but this particular one involves Iran, so I figure I should at least be keeping tabs on what’s happening. 382 more words

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Mysterious death of Argentine prosecutor revives tales of Hezbollah sleeper cells and secret deals with Iran

In Argentina, the mysterious death of a crusading prosecutor on the eve of his explosive testimony about presidential interference in a terrorism investigation has set the nation on edge, with protesters on the streets demanding the answers they have been denied for twenty years. 1,659 more words

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Mysterious death of Argentine prosecutor revives tales of Hezbollah sleeper cells and secret deals with Iran

In Argentina, the mysterious death of a crusading prosecutor on the eve of his explosive testimony about presidential interference in a terrorism investigation has set the nation on edge, with protesters on the streets demanding the answers they have been denied for twenty years. 1,657 more words

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