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AMIA 25th Anniversary: Improving Regional Counterterrorism Cooperation in the Wake of a Tragedy

  • 485 Russell Senate Office Building (map)

July 18, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Jewish cultural center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. As we recognize the 85 victims and a nation that continues to mourn this tragic terrorist attack, Argentine authorities have recently made significant strides towards greater counterterrorism cooperation in South America. Join us on July 25th as we speak to the advances that have been made thus far and discuss what still needs to be done to seek justice for the victims of one of the Western Hemisphere’s worst terrorist attacks.

Keynote Speakers:

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)
Chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution

John P. Cronan
Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Additional Speakers:

  • Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

  • Congressman Jeff Duncan (R-NC), Co-chair of the Congressional Argentina Caucus

  • Congressman Robert Pittenger, Chairmain, Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum

  • Congressman Luis Petri, 2nd Vice President, Chamber of Deputies, National Congress of Argentina

  • Joseph Humire, Executive Director, Center for a Secure Free Society

  • Ilan Berman, Senior Vice President, American Foreign Policy Council

  • Celina Realuyo, Professor of Practice, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies

  • Leah Soibel, Founder & CEO, Fuente Latina

  • Hugo Acha, SFS Research Fellow on Counter-Transnational Organized Crime


Space is limited. Advance registration and confirmation is required. Hill staff and government officials please RSVP to events@securefreesociety.org

Media inquiries please call (202) 758-9083 or email jdgordon@securefreesociety.org