Hamas and Hezbollah agents planned to attack Jewish targets in Ottawa in 1999, according to a 90-page report by the CIA. The plan by agents stationed in South America’s “tri-border area,” at the junction of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, was foiled when the suspects were rounded up by Argentine authorities. They were later released. “This is one incident that has come to light,” said B’nai Brith Canada’s executive vice president, Frank Dimant. “I’m sure that we will learn of many more in the future.
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