AFPC INSIGHTS - Episode 22: A foiled Iranian kidnapping, and implications for U.S. policy

Related Categories: Democracy and Governance; Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues; Intelligence and Counterintelligence; Islamic Extremism; Iran
Related Expert: Annie Swingen, Ilan I. Berman

On this episode of AFPC INSIGHTS, AFPC Director for External Relations Annie Swingen talks with Senior Vice President Ilan Berman regarding last week's indictment of four Iranian intelligence officials on conspiracy to kidnap U.S. journalist and human rights activist Masih Alinejad and the implications for U.S. policy.

Additional resources:

July 13, 2021 - Department of Justice press release, "Iranian Intelligence Officials Indicted on Kidnapping Conspiracy Charges: Iranian Intelligence Services Allegedly Plotted to Kidnap a U.S. Journalist and Human Rights Activist from New York City for Rendition to Iran".