U.S. to Aid Six Iraqi Opposition Groups

(Washington Times/UPI) Eli Lake - The United States has approved military funding for six Iraqi opposition groups, including an Iran-based organization that maintains close ties to Tehran's hard-line leadership. The group, known as the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq, or SCIRI, maintains an office funded by the Iranian government and has coordinated activities with Iran's intelligence services.

2002-12-11 00:00:00

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