U.S.: Iranian Bombs Rise in Iraq

[CNN] Attacks against U.S. troops in Iraq with bombs believed linked to Iran - known as explosively formed penetrators (EFPs) - have risen sharply in January after several months of decline, according to Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq. "EFPs have gone up, actually, over the last 10 days by a factor of two or three, he said. The Bush administration and the military have long maintained that Iranian agents, particularly the Quds Force of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, have been arming and training Iraqi insurgents.

2008-01-14 01:00:00

Full Article


Visit the Daily Alert Archive