U.S.: Hizballah Sending Combatants to Iraq

(Ha'aretz) Nathan Guttman - According to American intelligence, Hizballah has been moving fighters to Iraq through Syrian territory in recent months to battle American troops, as part of a broader force of pro-Iranian militants operating in Iraq to destabilize the country. In its interim report, the Congressional commission of inquiry into the events of 9/11 states that the cooperation between Hizballah and al-Qaeda is extensive. American officials said recently that Syria has not seriously responded to American demands to seal its border with Iraq against the transit of "foreign fighters."

2004-06-18 00:00:00

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