Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

To: MadIvan
I still find it hard to believe the Iran - Al Quaeda link, largely based on the visceral hatred that the Wahabi reserve for Shias. Ramzi Yousef, the Al Quaeda connected perpetrator of the WTC bombing in the 90s was also responsible for the bombing of Shia mosques inside Iran.
The issue of transiting is a bit of a red herring - hundreds of miles of trackless mountains. There are regular gun battles between Iranian border guards and heroin smugglers coming out of Afghanistan. After all illegals and drug smugglers can move over the comparatively built up US - Mexico border.
19 posted on 07/19/2004 1:16:44 AM PDT by weegie
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]


To: weegie

If any of you would like to see pictures of the Iran / Iraq border, let me know and I can email them to you. I have been to the border areas up North a number of times, and yes, one could easily pass without being detected. So there is truth to that part of their statement. I am sure the Mountains on the Iran / Afghan border are just as desolate as they are here.

Regarding their blind eye to such things, I can only assume based off their past history, that the Iranians will support many, regardless of sect. in order to play in the big leagues with the US. It should well be noted that Iranians are more than likely the cheif financiers of the trouble with Sadr City and Al Sadr's Militia.

Regards,
Q6 Out


21 posted on 07/19/2004 8:17:56 AM PDT by Q6-God
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 19 | View Replies ]

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article


FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson