Iran Doing a Brisk "Business" in Terror

[New York Post] Niles Lathem - Iran is using an increasingly vast network of fake import-export companies to funnel weapons and money to terrorist groups in Iraq, U.S. intelligence officials and other Iraq experts revealed Sunday. Iran and its proxy group Hizbullah have put together an extensive infrastructure to train, support, and finance Shiite militias and even some Sunni insurgent groups in Iraq. The Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards - the shock troops of the ayatollahs - operates 82 phony import-export businesses in Sunni-dominated Anbar Province, according to Michael Rubin, a former Pentagon official now with the American Enterprise Institute. "It's a classic money-laundering operation," he said.

2007-01-09 01:00:00

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