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Unformatted text preview: and Ecuador, and expanding its contacts with Peru, Last week, Argentine state prosecutor Alberto Nisman dropped a bombshell when heissuedhis longawaited indictment in Nicaragua and a number of other regional players.¶ Despite these gains, however, some experts still tend to see Iran's efforts as little more than an "axis Iran has succeeded in quietly erecting a network of intelligence bases and covert centers that spans no fewer than eight Latin American countries : Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, of annoyance." But Nisman's indictment convincingly says otherwise.¶ Over the past three decades, the Argentine brief alleges, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, and Suriname. This infrastructure was instrumental in allowing Iranian proxies to carry out the AMIA bombing, as well as to plot other attacks (such as an unsuccessful 2007 attempt by Guyanese national Abdul Kadir to blow up fuel tanks at New York's John F. Kennedy the network enabling Iran to carry out attacks in the region, or against the...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2013 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Summer '12 term at University of California, Berkeley.
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