Trial of Argentina’s Menem Last Hope for Justice in AMIA Case

People hold up pictures of the victims from the AMIA Jewish community center bombing on the 21st anniversary of the terror attack, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 17, 2015 (AP photo by Victor R. Caivano).
People hold up pictures of the victims from the AMIA Jewish community center bombing on the 21st anniversary of the terror attack, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 17, 2015 (AP photo by Victor R. Caivano).

A new high-profile trial started last week in Buenos Aires, opening another act in the cloak-and-dagger drama surrounding a decades-old terrorist attack in the Argentine capital. Once again, charges and countercharges about Middle Eastern powers, shady characters and secret payments to local players are bound to come to light. Once again, the principal perpetrators will escape punishment in a case that has continued to claim victims as recently as this year, when the case’s special prosecutor, still leading an ongoing parallel investigation, was found dead in his apartment. When this court proceeding ends, the one thing that is certain is […]

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