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Rafi Eitan, who was a member of the Mossad team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in 1960, waves to photographers during an exhibition at the Knesset in Jerusalem on December 12, 2011, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the verdict against Eichmann, who was instrumental in the planning and execution the Holocaust.

Remembering Israel’s Most Celebrated Spy

Rafi Eitan was no 007. He was far more cunning.

Protesters gather in front of the National Congress in Buenos Aires to demand that senators strip former Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of her parliamentary immunity and approve a search order to investigate her as part of a massive anti-corruption case on Aug. 21, 2018. (Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images)

Argentines’ Impossible Choice

President Mauricio Macri has disappointed in his first term, but the alternative may not be any better.

The main antenna of a Chinese deep space ground station in the Neuquén province, Argentina. (Argentina Presidency of the Nation)

U.S. Military Warns of Threat From Chinese-Run Space Station in Argentina

Defense officials are worried about a remote compound Beijing says helped it land on the far side of the moon.

Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization Yasser Arafat addresses delegates of the Organization of African Unity in July 1972 in Kampala, Uganda.

Theresa May Is Negotiating Like Yasser Arafat

The late Palestinian leader was legendary for forsaking promising opportunities, caving to extremists, and failing to appreciate the challenges of negotiating against a stronger opponent. Britain’s prime minister has perfected his diplomatic style.

Jair Bolsonaro looks on during a press conference he called to announce his intention to run for the Brazilian presidency in the October 2018 election, in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2017. (Apu Gomes/AFP/Getty Images)

Jair Bolsonaro’s Model Isn’t Berlusconi. It’s Goebbels.

The far-right Brazilian leader isn’t just another conservative populist. His propaganda campaign has taken a page straight from the Nazi playbook.

Activists in favor of the legalization of abortion dressed as characters from "The Handmaid's Tale" protest in Buenos Aires, on August 5, 2018. (Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty Images)

Latin America’s Rights Riddle

Why the region says yes to same-sex marriage and no to abortion.

The Egyptian national team's star striker Mohamed Salah, left, and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov pose in Grozny, Chechnya, on June 10, ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. (Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia’s Muslim Strongman Is Winning the World Cup

Ramzan Kadyrov is using sports diplomacy to bolster his image.

The now-missing ARA San Juan submarine in Buenos Aires on May 23, 2014. (Alejandro Moritz/AFP/Getty Images)

Five Questions About the Missing Argentine Submarine

Despite a large international search effort, time is running out for the crew.

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The New Jersey Chemical Spill That Could Pollute U.S.-Argentine Relations

Argentina wants a fresh start with Washington. But the legal battle over a polluted New Jersey river could spoil those plans.

HANGZHOU, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 04:  Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with Argentina's president Mauricio Macri to the G20 Summit at the Hangzhou International Expo Center on September 4, 2016 in Hangzhou, China. World leaders are gathering in Hangzhou for the 11th G20 Leaders Summit from September 4 to 5.  (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

China Made Mauricio Macri a Deal He Couldn’t Refuse

Argentina’s president promised to separate his country’s economy from Beijing. That was before Beijing had its say.

A birch gnawed by beavers stands near Lengenwang, southern Germany, on April 9, 2013. 120 beavers have been resettled in southern parts of Germany until1979. AFP PHOTO / KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND     GERMANY OUT        (Photo credit should read KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Argentina Just Declared War on Beavers

An invasive species that’s wiping out woodlands in Patagonia must be exterminated, officials say.

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Can a Consummate Insider Bring the Change the U.N. Desperately Needs?

Susana Malcorra wants to run the U.N. But can she shake up an institution that she's been so instrumental in shaping?

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Argentina’s Deal With the Devil

For a moment, it looked like Venezuela’s beleaguered opposition had a powerful new ally in Buenos Aires. But it didn’t take long for principles to give way to big politics.

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Argentina Fiat’s Car Manual Becomes Roadkill After Insulting Women

The manual referred to women as "co-pilots" and men as "alpha males."

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA -  JANUARY 30:  President of Argentina, Cristina Kirchner, gives a speach during an announcement of an increase of 18.26 percent for pensions accounting for a total hike of 38.61 since September last year, at Salon de la Mujer in Casa Rosada on January 30, 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Charly Diaz Azcue/LatinContent/Getty Images)

Cry for Cristina

Cristina Fernández Kirchner's bad year is about to get a whole lot worse.

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After 15 Years, Argentina Agrees To Pay Back U.S. Creditors

Argentina ends 15 years in the financial wilderness after agreeing to pay its debts.

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - MARCH 23: US President Barack Obama (L) and Argentina's President Mauricio Macri (R) meet at presidential palace "Casa Rosada" within Obama's two days long official visit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 23, 2016.
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Can Mauricio Macri Save Argentina’s Economy?

With Obama’s trip offering new access to international markets, Argentina's new president will have to be tough to survive the bold reforms he seeks.

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Argentina sinks Chinese fishing boat

This is interesting: The Argentine coast guard tried to stop a Chinese fishing boat that it believed was operating illegally in an area rich with squid.

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