Iran, Hizbullah Establish Training Base in Nicaragua

(Times of Israel) Philip Podolsky - Iran has established a training base in northern Nicaragua near the border with Honduras that is used by Hizbullah, Israel Radio reported Thursday. Sources estimate that the trainees, supplied from Tehran, are preparing for retaliatory attacks against U.S. and Israeli targets in the event of a military strike on Iran's nuclear facilities. The base also serves as a meeting point with organized crime and drug cartels for money laundering and weapons smuggling.

2012-09-06 00:00:00

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