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Analysis & Commentary - Toby Dershowitz

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10th October 2018 – Quoted by Algemeiner

Iran Joins Global Initiative to Combat Terrorism; Loopholes for Hamas and Hezbollah

Toby Dershowitz, Saeed Ghasseminejad

Looking to avoid further international sanctions, 143 out of 268 Iranian lawmakers voted on Sunday to support a UN Convention to end terrorist financing, but the bill they passed contains loopholes for groups like Hamas and Hezbollah. more...

10th October 2018 – Quoted by JNS

Iran joins global initiative to combat terrorism, loopholes for Hamas and Hezbollah

Toby Dershowitz, Saeed Ghasseminejad

Looking to avoid further international sanctions, 143 out of 268 Iranian lawmakers voted on Sunday to support a U.N. Convention to end terrorist financing but the bill they passed contains loopholes for groups like Hamas and Hezbollah. more...

9th October 2018 – Quoted by The Tower

Experts: Iranian Anti-Terror Finance Bill Includes Exemptions to Allow Funding of Hezbollah

Toby Dershowitz, Saeed Ghasseminejad

A recently passed bill by the Iranian parliament or Majlis, which was supposed to end the Islamic Republic’s support for terror financing, leaves huge loopholes, allowing the regime to continue funding terror groups such as Hezbollah, two experts assessed in an analysis Monday. more...

27th July 2018 – Quoted by AIJAC

Iran’s economic crisis in the lead-up to new US sanctions

Toby Dershowitz, Benjamin Weinthal

This Update discusses the state of the Iranian economy in the lead up to the re-imposition of US sanctions beginning on Aug 6, following the US withdrawal from the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal in March. more...

25th July 2018 – Quoted by The Tower

Experts: Unless Europe Takes Decisive Action, Iran Will Continue Terror Attacks

Toby Dershowitz, Benjamin Weinthal

In the wake of the attempted terror attack in Paris last month, Europe must take decisive action against Iran, or risk again being the target of terrorist attacks plotted by the Islamic Republic, two experts argued in an analysis published Wednesday at Real Clear Defense. more...

5th June 2018 – Quoted by Ben Cohen - The Algemeiner

Argentine Senators Discuss Removal of Ex-President Kirchner’s Legal Immunity Over AMIA Bombing

Toby Dershowitz

Argentine senators began discussions on Tuesday on the possible removal of former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s immunity from prosecution — less than a week after a federal court in Buenos Aires ruled definitively that Alberto Nisman, the federal prosecutor who was investigating the 1994 terrorist bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in the Argentine capital, along with the Kirchner government’s alleged cover-up of Iran’s culpability, was assassinated in January 2015. more...

16th February 2018 – Quoted by Ben Cohen - The Algemeiner

Argentina Begins Trials, Sentencing of Senior Officials Who Corrupted Investigations Into Iranian Bo

Toby Dershowitz

More than twenty years of corrupted attempts to bring to justice the Iranian suspects in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires came into sharp focus this week, as courts in Argentina moved ahead with prosecutions of two previous administrations for their role in covering up Tehran’s responsibility for the atrocity. more...

14th December 2017 – Quoted by TheTower.org staff - The Tower

Experts: Treason Charge Against Argentinian Ex-President Vindicates Murdered Prosecutor

Mark Dubowitz, Toby Dershowitz

In an op-ed published in The New York Times on Monday, Mark Dubowitz and Toby Dershowitz, argued that the treason charge sought against Argentinian ex-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and a number of her top aides, vindicates the late Alberto Nisman’s investigation into the 1994 AMIA bombing. more...

13th December 2017 – Quoted by Ben Cohen - The Algemeiner

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Confirms Kirchner Government in Argentina Asked Interpol to Revoke ‘R

Toby Dershowitz

Argentina’s beleaguered former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, received a further blow from an unexpected quarter on Wednesday, with the Iranian foreign minister’s confirmation that her government had asked Interpol, the global law enforcement agency, to close its file on the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires. more...

13th December 2017 – Quoted by Scott Johnson - PowerLine

Down Argentine Way

Mark Dubowitz, Toby Dershowitz

Alberto Nisman was about to present the findings of his investigation of the cover-up of Iranian responsibility for the 1994 bombing of the Buenos Aires Jewish community center when he died in January 2015 under mysterious circumstances. more...

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 - MoneyLaundering.com

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...