Skip to comments.The Hidden Hand (Very good piece on Iran's support of alQaeda)
Posted on 08/19/2011 6:43:59 PM PDT by nuconvert
The Obama administration finally highlights Irans key role in supporting al Qaeda
On July 28, the Treasury Department designated six al Qaeda operatives involved in shipping money and men from the Persian Gulf to senior al Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The move targets a node of the global terror network that is critical to its overall strength, freezing any of its financial assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting any transactions with the operatives. Of the many conduits for al Qaeda funds and personnel across the world, the U.S. government believes this one is the most important.
This network serves as the core pipeline through which al Qaeda moves money, facilitators and operatives, according to Treasury. Without this network, al Qaedas ability to recruit and collect funds would be severely damaged, an Obama administration official involved in the designations tells The Weekly Standard.
The centrality of this network to al Qaedas day-to-day operations makes the Obama administrations move significant. What makes it extraordinary is the networks partner: Iran.
There is an agreement between the Iranian government and al Qaeda to allow this network to operate, Under Secretary of Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen told The Weekly Standard in an interview last week. Theres no dispute in the intelligence community on this.
(Excerpt) Read more at weeklystandard.com ...
A long read but good info.
They will work with each other as long as they have a common enemy. The enemy of of my enemy is my friend
“Answering Muslims is reporting that the Islamic Circle of North America is calling on the Obama Administration to take action against Robert Spencer and (Pam Geller). If given the chance they would be all of America in jail under the sharia (save those that converted to Islam.)”
Who said Obama is not muslim?
In WW2, we were allies with the Soviet Union. When you have a common enemy, it makes sense to set aside differences for a while.
Long read, but a good one.
This Administration is going to screw the pooch over Iran until they detonate a nuclear weapon and start another war in the Middle East. Israel will be lucky if that nuke isn’t tested over downtown Tel Aviv.
And don’t forget that the Hildebeest thinks that Syria’s Bashar al Assad is a “reformer”......
What? Muslim terrorists? How can that be? Homeland Security shows us terrorists are white Tea Party types...
Related article from FR archives :
The Hidden Hand (Very good piece on Iran's support of al Qaeda)
The obummer administration finally highlights Irans key role in supporting al Qaeda
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Answering Muslims is reporting that the Islamic Circle of North America is calling on the obummer Administration to take action against Robert Spencer and (Pam Geller). If given the chance they would be all of America in jail under the sharia (save those that converted to Islam.)
~ See link at # 4:
A Look at Iran
Thanks for your link from the past. It led me to several interesting articles.
“Former CIA Director George Tenet claims that the CIA learned in mid-2002 “that portions of Al-Qaeda’s leadership had relocated to Iran. This became much more problematic, leading to overtures to Iran and eventually face-to-face discussions with Iranian officials in December 2002 and early 2003. Ultimately, the Al-Qaeda leaders in Iran were placed under some kind of house arrest, although the Iranians refused to deport them to their countries of origin.” Many of them were not arrested, but put in special safehouses run by the elitist Iranian Revolutionary Guards.”
JUNE 27, 2002 : (IRANIAN UN WORKERS EXPELLED BY US AFTER BEING CAUGHT CASING THE STATUE OF LIBERTY, BROOKLYN BRIDGE , SUBWAY TUNNELS-— SEE CAMERA INCIDENTS) -————— “Pre-emptive Expulsion - Two Iranian U.N. Workers Expelled From the United States,” by John McWethy, ABCNews.com , 6/27/02 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/707456/posts
I remember that. Thanx
How does she think that reforming is now going along by the way? ;-)
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