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Iran Backs Three Shia Terror Groups in Iraq: General Odierno
LONG WAR JOURNAL.org ^ | July 22, 2010 | Bill Roggio

Posted on 07/23/2010 4:00:47 AM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: "The top US general in Iraq has identified the three main Shia terror groups in Iraq that are backed by Iran.

General Ray Odierno said Iran continues to back the League of the Righteous (or Asaib al Haq), the Mahdi Army spin-off Promised Day Brigade, and the Hezbollah Brigades (or Kataib Hezbollah).

"The Iranians... continue to fund, train and provide weapons and ammunition to Shiite extremist groups," Odierno told reporters in Baghdad according to AFP. Qods Force, the special operations branch of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, has "gone to a more sophisticated program with a smaller set of extremists" by narrowing down the number of Shia terror groups it supports."

Read more: http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2010/07/iran_backs_three_shi.php

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1 posted on 07/23/2010 4:00:51 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: All

A Look at Iran
http://www.truthusa.com/IRAN.html


2 posted on 07/23/2010 4:06:01 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

bump


3 posted on 07/26/2010 6:32:30 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

Thank you for the ping Nuconvert.

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http://www.truthusa.com/IRAN.html


4 posted on 07/26/2010 10:47:55 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: nuconvert

Rather, thank you for the bump, Nuconvert.


5 posted on 07/26/2010 10:48:52 PM PDT by Cindy
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