Skip to comments.Al-Siyassa: Hizbullah Plan To Establish Terror Network In South America Thwarted
Posted on 07/06/2010 4:10:31 PM PDT by Cindy
NOTE The following blog entry snippet is a quote:
Al-Siyassa: Hizbullah Plan To Establish Terror Network In South America Thwarted
The Kuwaiti daily Al-Siyassa, known for its anti-Hizbullah orientation, reports that Mexico has thwarted a Hizbullah plan to recruit Mexican terrorists of Shi'ite Lebanese origin, and form a network that would operate against Israeli and Western targets throughout South America.
Posted at: July 06, 2010
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whew, they sure dodged a bullet. anyway, it’s all good, nothing more to worry about. haha!
PAJAMAS MEDIA.com: "ARIZONA PARK A 'NO-GO' ZONE FOR AMERICAN CITIZENS The Sonoran Desert National Monument is so overrun with drug gangs that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has closed the road into the park." by Annie Jacobsen (June 25, 2010)
Iran’s Growing Influence In Latin America
SPERO Forum.com - SPERO News ^ | April 24, 2010 | Commentary, Analysis by Mark P. Sullivan
Posted on April 27, 2010 1:33:46 AM PDT by Cindy
SNIPPET: “President Chávez also announced during the visit that Venezuela is working on a preliminary plan for the construction of a nuclear village in Venezuela with Iranian assistance so that the Venezuelan people can count in the future on this marvelous resource for peaceful purposes. The transfer of Iranian nuclear technology from Iran would be a violation of U.N. Security Council Resolutions - 1737 (2006), 1747 ( 2007), and 1803 (2008) - that imposed restrictions on Irans nuclear technology transfers.
In late September 2009, comments by Venezuelan officials offered conflicting information about Irans support for Venezuelas search for uranium deposits. Venezuelan Minister of Basic Industry and Mining Rodolfo Sanz said that Iran was assisting Venezuela in detecting uranium reserves in the west and southwest of Venezuela. “
SNIPPET: “Nevertheless, on the diplomatic front, Iran has opened embassies over the past several years in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Nicaragua, as well as in Colombia, Chile, and Uruguay. This is in addition to having existing embassies in Cuba, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela.”
SNIPPET: “As noted above, President Ahmadinejad has visited Venezuela several times, and has also visited Bolivia, Brazil, Nicaragua, and Cuba. In early May 2009, a scheduled first trip by Ahmadinejad to Brazil was unexpectedly postponed until after Irans election in June. There had been some protests in Brazil against Ahmadinejads visit, but the trip ultimately took place in November 2009. Brazilian President Lula da Silva maintains that the West should not isolate Iran. On the same trip, the Iranian President once again visited Bolivia and Venezuela. “
SNIPPET: “In March 2009 congressional testimony, Admiral James G. Stavridis, then commander of the U.S. Southern Command (Southcom), also asserted that the main concern about Irans increased activity in Latin America is its links to Hezbollah. He maintained that there was Hezbollah activity throughout South America, particularly the tri-border area of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay as well as parts of Brazil and the Caribbean Basin.”
SNIPPET: “Mark P. Sullivan is a specialist in Latin American Affairs for the Congressional Research Service. It is a portion of a longer January 25, 2010 CRS report, Latin America: Terrorism Issues (PDF)
The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author only, not of Spero News.”
Read the whole article here: http://www.speroforum.com/a/31543/Irans-Growing-Influence-in-Latin-America
Hezbollah, Hamas Activities In Argentina, Brazil And Paraguay
EURASIA REVIEW.com ^ | April 23, 2010 | n/a
Posted on April 27, 2010 1:06:57 AM PDT by Cindy
SNIPPET: “In recent years, U.S. concerns have increased over activities of Hezbollah and the Sunni Muslim Palestinian group Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movement) in the tri-border area (TBA) of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, which has a large Muslim population.
The TBA has long been used for arms and drug trafficking, contraband smuggling, document and currency fraud, money laundering, and the manufacture and movement of pirated goods.”
SNIPPET: “This article is an edited portion of a longer January 25, 2010 CRS report, Latin America: Terrorism Issues (PDF) prepared by Mark P. Sullivan, Specialist in Latin American Affairs for the Congressional Research Service (CRS).”
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Now Arizona Has More Than One War In Our Backyards MY OPINION: Hezbollah using drug routes
AZBIZ.com - Inside Tucson Business ^ | April 23, 2010 | Opinion by Lionel Waxman
Posted on April 27, 2010 12:47:10 AM PDT by Cindy
“Now Arizona has more than one war in our backyards MY OPINION: Hezbollah using drug routes” By Lionel Waxman, Inside Tucson Business Published on Friday, April 23rd, 2010
SNIPPET: “For years, I have been warning that the Mexican drug war will sweep over Southern Arizona if we dont close the border. Well now the war is here. But today, I am writing to warn you of another war. It is using the drug routes but it isnt connected to the cartels.
Hezbollah, the Iran-backed Lebanese group, is on its way to involving Tubac, Tucson, Phoenix and other parts of Arizona in the Arab-Israeli conflict as well as the drug trade. Where are our NIMBYs?
For at least four years, the Hispanic American Center for Economic Research has been keeping an eye on a Hezbollah militia that has taken root in South America in the whats known as the tri-border region of Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil.”
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The Kuwaiti daily Al-Siyassa, known for its anti-Hizbullah orientation, reports that Mexico has thwarted a Hizbullah plan to recruit Mexican terrorists of Shi'ite Lebanese origin, and form a network that would operate against Israeli and Western targets throughout South America.Must have pissed off some druglords. Thanks Cindy.
You’re welcome SunkenCiv.