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Sundown: Argentina’s President Defends Iran Pact

Plus Michael Dell might have some opposition as he tries to buyout his company

by
Adam Chandler
February 08, 2013
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• Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez defended her decision to set up a “truth commission” with Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people. Argentine courts (and basically everyone else) have blamed Iran for the attacks. [Haaretz]

• According to reports, Dell’s largest investor will oppose an attempt by the owner Michael Dell to take the company private again. [NYT]

• A London court has called on Google to help identify people who defamed a rabbi by making accusations of inappropriate conduct with women. [JTA]

• For Fashion Week, The Cut takes a look at the Bronfman kids and makes a strange reference to Jewish noses. [NYMag]

• Lena Dunham, yes, Lena Dunham gives us her take on Sylvia Plath for the Guardian. [GuardianSu]

Adam Chandler was previously a staff writer at Tablet. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Slate, Esquire, New York, and elsewhere. He tweets @allmychandler.

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