Why Iran Is Cooling Off

[Newsweek] Mark Hosenball - The level of violence attributable to Iranian-backed insurgents in both Iraq and Afghanistan is falling. Pentagon press secretary Geoff Morrell says the trend dates back to last spring when, after a crackdown, Iranian-supported insurgents (known as "special groups") fled into Iran. Still, according to one U.S. counterterrorism official, some Iraqi militants are still actively being trained inside Iran for attacks on U.S. forces.

2008-10-29 01:00:00

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