CIA: Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria Help Iraq Insurgency

(Middle East Newsline) - A CIA report on threats in Iraq has identified Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Syria as the leading supporters of the Sunni insurgency against the U.S. military, according to the London-based Al Hayat daily. The three countries have contributed insurgents and funding to a range of groups, including al Qaeda and Hizballah. The CIA report marked the first time that Saudi Arabia was specifically identified as a supporter of the Sunni insurgency.

2003-08-26 00:00:00

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