Iran Spends $16 Billion Annually to Support Terrorists and Rogue Regimes

(Foundation for Defense of Democracies) David Adesnik - Iran spends more than $16 billion per year supporting foreign "resistance" organizations and clients. Supporting the Assad regime in Syria is estimated to cost $15 billion per year, including the costs of deploying thousands of Revolutionary Guards and 20,000 Shiite militiamen. Bankrolling Iraqi security forces, including pro-Iranian militias, may have cost $1 billion per year. Support for Lebanese Hizbullah is believed to be $800 million, while Iran spends a combined $100 million per year supporting Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza. The writer is Director of Research at FDD.

2018-01-11 00:00:00

Full Article


Visit the Daily Alert Archive