President Kirchner initially referred to Nisman's death as a suicide. However, in a statement issued a few days later, Kirchner changed her strategy and said that Nisman may have been "manipulated" and killed by forces seeking to undermine her. In January Kirchner proceeded to announce that she would dissolve the Argentinian intelligence service and replace it with a new federal intelligence agency. What is behind all this?
Andrea Castagnola, Argentinean political scientist and Postdoctoral Fellow in Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen will help us make sense of the current political scandal in Argentina. She will do so in a discussion with Elin Skaar, Senior Researcher at the CMI, who has worked extensively on legal politics in Latin America, including Argentina.
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