Why A 1994 Terror Attack Is Still Haunting Argentina Today


The bombing that demolished a Jewish community center in Argentina 20 years ago has continued to leave its mark on the nation. Following the tragic attack, the government’s investigation has followed a tortured path plagued by corruption and punctuated by death.

The case has sucked in intelligence agencies and police from Argentina, Israel and Iran, and presidents from both Iran and Argentina are the subject of grave accusations. Argentinian investigators and journalists have been harassed, tortured and possibly even killed for pursuing the case.

The timeline below shows how the grizzly 1994 terror attack has morphed into a scandal that is still playing out today.