Is a State Sponsor of Terrorism Winning?

(New York Times) Richard A. Clarke - Iranian aid, estimated at many hundreds of millions of dollars per year, is buying Tehran influence in Shiite communities. Intelligence sources report that Iran's secret service and Revolutionary Guards have infiltrated Iraq with as many as 5,000 personnel. Iran's goal is to have a government in Baghdad under strong Iranian influence. With oil costing more than $50 a barrel, the money keeps on flowing into Tehran's treasury. Western oil companies work with the Iranians planning new oil pipelines to increase their output.

2005-03-28 00:00:00

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