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Analysis & Commentary - Toby Dershowitz

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7th December 2017 – Quoted by Ben Cohen - The Algemeiner

Argentine Judge Indicts Fmr. President Kirchner, FM Timerman, for AMIA Bombing Cover-Up

Toby Dershowitz

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner faces losing her parliamentary immunity as the first step toward a treason trial over a cover-up of Iran’s responsibility for the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires, the Argentine capital. more...

12th October 2017 – Quoted by Jenna Lifhits - The Weekly Standard

Lawyers Pressure Boeing to Reveal Details of Its Deal with Iran Air

Toby Dershowitz

Lawyers want Boeing to reveal the secret details of its multibillion dollar deal with Iran Air to an Illinois federal court, a disclosure that hinges on the approval of the Trump administration. more...

23rd August 2017 – Quoted by Ben Cohen - The Algemeiner

Syrian Dictator Assad Secretly Hosted Argentine and Iranian Foreign Ministers in AMIA Bombing Coveru

Toby Dershowitz

News outlets in Argentina were abuzz on Wednesday with speculation that the country’s former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, and her foreign minister, Hector Timerman, may now face charges of treason for secretly negotiating a pact with Iran that exonerated the Tehran regime for the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires. more...

21st July 2017 – Quoted by Mosaic Magazine

The EU Must Stop Tolerating Hizballah

Toby Dershowitz, Benjamin Weinthal

Tuesday was the fifth anniversary of the bombing in the Bulgarian city of Burgas, which left five Israeli tourists and one Bulgarian dead. After the bombing, the EU designated the “military wing” of Hizballah, which carried out the attack, a terrorist organization. But unlike the U.S., Egypt, and the six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the EU doesn’t apply this designation to the Hizballah’s “political wing.” more...

20th July 2017 – Quoted by The Tower

US: Iran Remains “Foremost” State Sponsor of Global Terrorism

Toby Dershowitz

Iran remained the “foremost state sponsor of terrorism in 2016,” the U.S. State Department announced in an annual report on global terrorism released this week. Iran was first designated a state sponsor of terrorism in 1984. more...

13th July 2017 – Quoted by Sean Cronin - Arab News

London Mayor Sadiq Khan accused of ‘flip-flopping’ over UK Hezbollah ban

Toby Dershowitz

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been accused of “flip-flopping” over whether Hezbollah should be completely banned in the UK. A spokesman for the mayor’s office told Arab News that he had not called for a total ban on the organization, despite a number of media outlets reporting that Khan had agreed to write to the UK’s home secretary to make such representations during an exchange last week in the London Assembly. more...

12th July 2017 – Quoted by Ben Cohen - The Algemeiner

Iranian Offer to Interpol of ‘Cooperation’ in AMIA Bombing Investigation Just Another Maneuver

Toby Dershowitz

Official Iranian news outlets reported on Wednesday that the Tehran regime has agreed to work with Interpol, the global law enforcement agency, to “resolve” the “dispute” arising from the July 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, in which 85 people were murdered and hundreds more wounded. more...

23rd June 2017 – Quoted by Valentina Pasquali -

FATF Renews Suspension of ‘Countermeasures’ Against Iran

Toby Dershowitz

The global anti-money laundering standard setting body opted Friday to renew its temporary suspension of recommended banking restrictions against Iran while removing Afghanistan and Laos from its list of countries that warrant enhanced monitoring. more...

23rd June 2017 – Quoted by Samuel Rubenfeld - The Wall Street Journal

FATF Continues Suspension of Some Iran Restrictions

Toby Dershowitz

The Financial Action Task Force, an international anti-money-laundering standards body, said Friday it would extend the suspension of some of its restrictions against Iran. more...

2nd June 2017 – Quoted by Ben Cohen - The Algemeiner

Argentine Officials Focused on Iranian Responsibility for AMIA Atrocity

Toby Dershowitz

Iran’s responsibility for the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires is now the focus of renewed efforts by Argentine officials investigating the atrocity, as pressure builds on the country’s former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, following the announcement of a revived investigation of her government’s role in absolving the Tehran regime of the crime. more...

5th January 2017 – Quoted by The Tower

Iranian Political Prisoners Go on Hunger Strike to Protest Country’s Human Rights Record

Saeed Ghasseminejad, Toby Dershowitz

Iranian political prisoners are increasingly engaging in hunger strikes as a “last resort” to bring attention to their plight, researchers from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) reported in a policy brief on Wednesday. more...

29th July 2016 – Quoted by The Tower

Iran Ranked World’s Top Money Laundering Risk, Despite Relaxing of Financial Sanctions

Mark Dubowitz, Saeed Ghasseminejad, Toby Dershowitz

Iran was ranked as the world’s top global money laundering threat by the Basel Institute on Governance this week, marking the third straight year that the Islamic Republic held the position. more...

4th December 2015 – Quoted by JP Carroll - The Daily Caller

Officials Pin Prosecutor’s Death To His Investigation Into Anti-Semitic Terrorism

Toby Dershowitz

The execution style death of a prosecutor investigating anti-Semitic terrorism in Argentina back in January might have been a political hit job related to Iran and was definitely “murder,” according to the new Anti-Corruption Minister. more...

10th August 2015 – Quoted by Von Antje Schippmann - Bild

Was hat Irans Terrorchef mit Putin in Moskau getrieben?

Toby Dershowitz


8th August 2015 – Quoted by Von Antje Schippmann - Bild

Zerbricht jetzt Obamas Iran-Allianz?

Emanuele Ottolenghi, Toby Dershowitz

„Schumers Erklärung könnte die Demokraten beeinflussen, die noch unschlüssig waren“, sagt Iran-Experte und Analyst Emanuele Ottolenghi zu BILD. more...

25th March 2015 – Quoted by Linette Lopez - Business Insider

AEROTERROR: A regular flight from Caracas to Tehran carried more drugs and money than people

Toby Dershowitz

From 2007 to at least 2010, there was a flight from Caracas, Venezuela to Tehran, Iran that made a stop in Damascus, Syria. more...

16th March 2015 – Quoted by Linette Lopez - Business Insider

Bombshell Report Alleges Argentina, Iran, and Venezuela Were Once All Bound Together

Toby Dershowitz

Three former Venezuelan government officials who defected from Chavez's regime spoke to the Brazilian magazine Veja about this alleged alliance, which included a deal to get Argentina to remove the names of Iranians suspected of being involved in the deadly bombing of AMIA, a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, back in 1994, from Interpol. more...

25th June 2014 – Mentioned by GayAsiaNews

Rights leader tells US Congress of Iran’s persecution of LGBT community

Toby Dershowitz

Leader of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission has urged the US Congress to help end the discriminatory and dangerous state of Iran’s LGBT human rights. more...

25th March 2014 – Quoted by Mark Clayton, Christian Science Monitor

With New Chinese Cyber-tools, Ethiopia More Easily Spies on its People

Toby Dershowitz

Ethiopia’s government is deploying cutting-edge cyber and phone surveillance technologies from China and other nations to conduct more...