License to Kill: How Europe Lets Iran and Russia Get Away With Murder

From a story on politico.eu by Matthew Karnitschnig headlined “License to kill: How Europe lets Iran and Russia get away with murder”:

BERLIN — On a balmy September evening last year, an Azeri man carrying a Russian passport crossed the border from northern Cyprus into southern Cyprus. He traveled light: a pistol, a handful of bullets and a silencer.

It was going to be the perfect hit job.

Then, just as the man was about to step into a rental car and carry out his mission — which prosecutors say was to gun down five Jewish businessmen, including an Israeli billionaire — the police surrounded him.