In Iran, Two Bombing Suspects Run for President

H/T Tundra T

The Atlantic:

       The dark connections between Argentina’s government and Tehran.> May 27 2013, 8:35 AM ET
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Rescue workers search for survivors and victims in the rubble left after a powerful car bomb destroyed the Buenos Aires headquarters of the Argentine Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA), on July 18, 1994 photo. (Reuters)
After disqualifying a number of presidential candidates from the June 14 elections, Iran’s Guardian Council has pared the list down to eight. Remarkably, two of the remaining candidates — Mohsen Rezai and Ali Akbar Velayati — are suspects in the 1994 bombing of the Argentina Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) headquarters in Buenos Aires that killed 85 and wounded 300.

Until recently, this might have been seen as problematic for a presidential candidate. But the Argentine government’s May 20 establishment of a joint commission to re-investigate the attack makes it all but certain that the two men (and their accomplices) will be exonerated.

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