Latino and Latin American Institute

  • Op-Ed: The Rafsanjani connection in AMIA bombing

    WASHINGTON (JTA) – The upheaval in Iran following the disputed presidential elections in June has thrust one veteran of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, back into the spotlight. As chairman of the powerful Guardians Council, Rafsanjani could still emerge as a counterweight to the hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. But Rafsanjani is… More ▸