Alarm sounding on threats from Latin America while U.S. diplomats snooze

Posted on December 26, 2011 • Filed under: Latin America News, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity, Terrorism

As Congress, Republican presidential candidates, and much of the U.S., South American, and European media are sounding the alarm on suspicious activities by Iran and Hezbollah in Latin America, the State Department is hitting the snooze button. State also has turned a blind eye to abuses of the administration’s liberalized rules for traveling to Cuba, causing Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to hold up the nominations of two members of President Obama’s Latin America team. Congress is right to scrutinize policies and policy makers that fail to advance our values or protect our security. Read Article

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