By Jonathan Gilbert
Hector Timerman: Human Rights Icon or Dirty Dealmaker?
The year was 1977. The Argentinian military dictatorship’s “dirty war” against leftist militants and thinkers was at its height. Military officers blindfolded Jacobo Timerman, a Jewish newspaper editor, at his home in Buenos Aires and drove him off to a torture center. His son, Hector Timerman, would soon seek exile in the United States, where…
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