He’s an ideologue. I don’t think he would have revealed this information if it had been critical of Venezuela or Cuba or the Palestinian Authority. He doesn’t like America. He doesn’t like Western democracies. He’s never met a terrorist he didn’t like.
This would be the same Alan Dershowitz who:
- Justified the slaughter of Lebanese civilians by the IDF in the summer of 2006 by asserting that “the Israeli army has given well-publicized notice to civilians to leave those areas of southern Lebanon that have been turned into war zones. Those who voluntarily remain behind have become complicit.”
- Declared the “targeted assassinations” of Iranian scientists to be morally justified “under certain circumstances.”
- Filed an Amicus Brief to get the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK), de-listed from the State Department’s designation as a terrorist organization. The MEK has been implicated in the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientists and the 1994 bombing of a Shia mosque in Mashhad, Iran that killed 26 civilians. The organization is also alleged to have made a brief alliance of convenience with convicted terrorist Ramzi Yousef that resulted in the 1994 bombing.