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Timerman accuses Nisman of 'investigating the president clandestinely'

Friday, January 16th 2015 - 07:10 UTC
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Argentina's government called a leading prosecutor a 'despicable liar' on Thursday for accusing President Cristina Fernandez of secretly negotiating with Iran to avoid punishing those responsible for the country's worst terrorist attack, and insisted the whole thing was a 'media show'. Read full article


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  • imoyaro

    Timerman calling anyone a “despicable liar” is hilarious...

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 08:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    “Pot calling the kettle black” - it seems to me!

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 09:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    “investigating the president clandestinely”

    Is he going to come up behind her in the hopes of catching her 'with her pants down' as we say in the UK?

    If he succeeds he'll be turned to stone!

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 10:20 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • zathras

    I may be wrong but surely you don't want to tip off a suspect that you are investigating them.

    So what is wrong with a clandestine investigation.

    If an arrest and prosecution results, all the evidence is presented then.

    Unless the Argy legal system works in some strange way.

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 10:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @4“ Unless the Argy legal system works in some strange way ” I think you have hit the nail on the head there. I lived in Argentina for 2 and a half years and I could not understand it. Try calling a “ prosecuter ” a liar in the UK and see what happens. Argentine “ JUSTICE ” seems to be nothing but name calling. He said that Ah but he said this and nothing gets done. A disaster of a country, mind you look to see where they all originated from ( Spain, Portugal Nazi Germany )

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 11:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Buzzsaw

    Well at least Portugal is prosecuting their former PM, although it would help if they looked a lot further down, he is just the tip of the Iceburg.

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 11:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mendoza Canadian

    They do their damndest to silence the press in this country.

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 12:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    Timerman is a disgrace to his family, his religion and most certainly Argentina.
    Saying that, he fits perfectly with his political party...

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 01:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    If there was nothing here the Ks wouldn't be squeezing so much.

    I hope CFK and her minions and disgusting children end up in jail or otherwise dealt with...

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 01:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    'despicable liar' =slander,

    should not CFK immediately issue court papers to prove her innocent,

    or should she not knee jerk react and sit on it for at least until she disappears later this year...

    some say she has been seen hanging around the Ecuadorian

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 02:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CaptainSilver

    Noticeable that the trolls wont comment on this one. Guess they dont want the payments to stop!

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 02:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    For the most part the trolls are commenting on nothing.....they vanished. Amazing what no electricity does.

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 02:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    11. Yeah Think and Voice are on still on vacation.
    Funny how they always seem to go together.

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 02:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    I've “investigated” a few cases in my time. Even if it's going to court, it's normal to investigate circumspectly in order not to warn any person likely to be accused. Something that some parts of the media seem to forget. When the individual(s) are being summonsed or charged, the defence is informed of the evidence. The person who is eventually accused usually has an idea what's going on. Partly because they committed the offence in the first place and also because they'll probably have been questioned. And CFK should well know what is going on. The suggestion seems to be that hubby in the clear. And wasn't there an American president that had a sign on his desk that said “The buck stops here”?

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 03:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Z-ville

    This seems like a very political case anyway. It would make no sense for the Iranians to have been involved in this. Iran does not have many friends left in the world so why would they suddenly create a new enemy where they least of all need one?
    If anything I would think that had the Iranian government known of this terror attack in advance they would have done everything in their power to stop it.

    This happened in 1994. Argieland was still doing truth finding and prosecutions from the Dirty War. My best guess is that the terror attack was carried out by elements of the Argie military intelligence, with strong ties to the former junta. They may have wanted to destabilize or discredit the civilian government or simply draw attention away from the Dirty War prosecutions...

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 05:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Then why are CFK and Timmerman et al denying it and not blaming it on Menem etc. Of course the government were guilty by associating with the Iranians. Why would a Memerendum of Understanding be signed with the Iranians if your analyise is correct. You really do not know , just admit it.

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 07:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Don Alberto

    It is obvious that Timerman is becoming desperate, the poor bugger - will they return him to Ucraine?

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 08:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Brown-nosed Timerman,
    Truly a man of straw.

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 08:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    But will that Straw break CFKs

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 08:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    CF investigated clandestinely, or openly, does not change the facts....she is as guilty of the cover-up as the Trolls are of being brainwashed turds.

    Jan 16th, 2015 - 09:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CaptainSilver

    YB - Think/Voice is back in Argyland in his shack and there is no broadband. They have both had such a thrashing in 2014 I am wondering if their contracts will actually be renewed. We are only a couple of weeks into 2015 and Thickheaded is having a very hard time. Thevonly entertainment we are left with is Toby :(

    Jan 17th, 2015 - 02:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jo Bloggs

    13/ 21

    Remember when he was still trying to convince us of his Dover login? One time he used the Think login to ask the Dover login to “hold the fort” while he went fishing. He made what he thought were all sorts of elaborate efforts to convince nobody that the two logins were operated by different people.

    Chuckle chuckle

    Jan 17th, 2015 - 07:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Cruise ConTroll

    A Jewish man (Timmerman), calling a Jewish man (Nisman), despicable.

    Oh so that's why the anti-Semitism card has not been played yet.

    Anibal Fernandez better keep his mouth shut.

    Jan 18th, 2015 - 02:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • imoyaro

    Wow, Chopper caught Jew baiting. Not like it was any surprise, his racist remarks are well recorded here. So what is it to be? The same fate relegated to Afro-Argentines?(Stabbing with a traditional Argentine blade.) Or a subjection to the already infamous “Chopper's Dilemma?”
    It doesn't really matter. It's all part of the Nazi symp Peronist crackpotism that Chopper espouses, known as the NoEthics “school” of “thought.” ;)

    Jan 18th, 2015 - 06:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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