Iran's Terrorism Goliath

(Washington Times) R. James Woolsey and Peter Vincent Pry - The world's biggest terror threat, Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), dwarfs ISIS by any measure. The IRGC's purpose is to advance the Islamic Revolution in the Middle East and the world. The IRGC has killed and wounded thousands of Americans, far more than ISIS, in Iraq and Afghanistan. Moreover, Hizbullah and Hamas, the twin terror plagues of Israel, are subsidized by the IRGC. Most worrisome is that the IRGC is in charge of Iran's missile forces and nuclear, chemical, and biological weapon programs. The U.S. Institute of Peace notes that "Iran has the largest and most diverse ballistic missile arsenal in the Middle East" - and that most Iranian missiles "were acquired from foreign sources - notably North Korea." R. James Woolsey was director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Peter Vincent Pry served in the House Armed Services Committee and the CIA.

2017-07-21 00:00:00

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