Iran's Rowhani Backed Terrorist Attack in Argentina

The Washington Free Beacon has a damning report about the new Iranian president that everyone's so excited about.

Iranian President-elect Hassan Rowhani was on the special Iranian government committee that plotted the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, according to an indictment by the Argentine government prosecutor investigating the case.

The AMIA bombing is considered the deadliest terrorist attack in Argentina’s history, killing 85 and wounding hundreds more. The Argentine government had accused the Iranian government of planning the attack and Iran’s terrorist proxy Hezbollah of carrying it out. Numerous former and current Iranian officials are wanted by Interpol in connection with the bombing.

Former Iranian intelligence official Abolghasem Mesbahi, who defected from Iran in the late 1990s, testified that the decision to launch the attack was made within a special operations committee connected to the powerful Supreme National Security Council in August 1993.

According to the 2006 indictment, Mesbahi testified that Rowhani, who was then serving as secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, was also a member of the special committee when it approved the AMIA bombing.

The idea that Rowhani is a moderate is just as delusional as the notion that Syria can be pried away from its alliance with Iran, that the Muslim Brotherhood stands for democracy, and that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the root cause of the Middle East's problems. Retire it already.

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