Iran, Hizballah Support al-Sadr

(Washington Times) Military sources said Sheik al-Sadr is being aided directly by Iran's Revolutionary Guard and by Hizballah, an Iranian-created terrorist group based in Lebanon. The two organizations are supplying money, spiritual support, and possibly weapons. "Iran does not want a success in Iraq," said a military source. "A democratic Iraq is a death knell to the mullahs." The U.S. military is trying new tactics to try to quell insurgents in Fallujah, favoring targeted raids based on hard intelligence rather than house-to-house sweeps.

2004-04-08 00:00:00

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