Intelligence Agencies Eye Latin American Penetration by Iran-Backed Hizbullah

(Asharq Al-Awsat-UK) Mexican intelligence, in cooperation with Canadian intelligence services, has recently revealed activities by Lebanese Hizbullah under Iranian support in Latin America: in Venezuela, Mexico, Nicaragua, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, and the border zone between Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil. Mexican authorities recently arrested a Lebanese Hizbullah operative at the U.S. border who was caught with fake identification papers and drugs. The detainee confessed to being associated with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and that he was on a mission to collect data on foes of the Iranian government. He said the mission of the "Abbas al-Musawi unit" and the "Imad Mughniyah unit" is to scout out any threats on Iran in a score of countries across the world and prepare for striking them.

2016-01-26 00:00:00

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