McMaster to NATO Allies: Stop Funding Iran's Proxy Militias

(Defense News) Jill Aitoro - U.S. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster made an appeal to NATO members and allies at the Munich Security Conference to look hard at who they're doing business with overseas and cut off funding that indirectly funds Hizbullah and other proxy militias that bolster Iranian influence. "When you invest in Iran, you're investing in the IRGC. You might as well cut the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a check and say, 'please use this to commit more murder across the Middle East,'" McMaster said. "And when we look at the biggest trading partners with Iran, we of course see Russia, we see China. But we also see Japan, South Korea and Germany."

2018-02-19 00:00:00

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