January 31, 2013

Argentina-Iran Deal Mocks Justice

Andres Oppenheimer, Miami Herald

Argentina has crossed a line by making a deal with the prime suspect in the 1994 terrorist attack. I hope I’m wrong about this, but the end result of this so-called Argentina-Iran “truth commission” will be a finding saying that a handful of low-level Iranian officials were involved in the case, which allows Iran’s regime to claim it didn’t have anything to do with it, and Argentina to claim it has solved the case.

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