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Iran Aggressively Recruiting ‘Invisible Army’ of Latin American Converts to Infiltrate U.S.
The Blaze ^ | Tuesday, September 3, 2013 | Sara Carter

Posted on 09/03/2013 4:50:00 PM PDT by kristinn

Full title: Iran Aggressively Recruiting ‘Invisible Army’ of Latin American Converts to Infiltrate U.S. Through ‘Soft Belly’ of the Southern Border

Iran is recruiting an “invisible army” of revolutionary sympathizers in Latin America to infiltrate the U.S. through the “soft belly” of the southern border, U.S. officials and national security experts told TheBlaze. And they’re using one website in particular to do it.

The Iranian regime’s conversion efforts are becoming increasingly aggressive, especially over the Internet, with the goal of conducting operations against United States interests in the Western Hemisphere, according to U.S. government officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity due to the nature of their work in the region.

Islamoriente.com, which focuses on religion and politics, is one of Iran’s main recruitment and conversion websites for Latin America on the Internet, TheBlaze has learned. The site, which launched in 2008, includes links to Iranian television for Spanish speakers, anti-American news stories, essays on reasons to convert to Islam, chat rooms and a personal message from the Ayatollah Ali Hosseini Khamenei, the supreme leader of Iran.

Even as President Barack Obama waits for Congress to make a decision on Syria, the Iranian website wastes no time and has no shortage of stories ridiculing the U.S. administration for threatening to strike President Bashar Assad’s regime, a staunch ally of Iran.

Jim Phillips, a senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation and expert in Iranian affairs, said Iran’s focus on Hispanic converts is a new evolution in Iranian operations in Latin America. Phillips said Khamanei’s message titled “The Importance of Work and the Nobility of the Worker” in Islam, is significant because the Ayatollah is “normally a background player in these sorts of efforts and doesn’t usually play such a public role.”

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; Mexico; News/Current Events; Russia; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bombbombbombbombiran; hezbollah; immigration; iran; iranianmissiles; israel; latinamerica; lebanon; maheralassad; missilecrisis; russia; suezcanal; thebrotherdidit; unitedkingdom; waronterror
Much more at the source link by ace reporter Sara Carter.
1 posted on 09/03/2013 4:50:00 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

ping


2 posted on 09/03/2013 4:54:11 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

After the very first one attacks, Obama, Holder and Napalitano should all be brought up on charges of treason and dereliction of duty.


3 posted on 09/03/2013 4:57:10 PM PDT by CarmichaelPatriot
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To: CarmichaelPatriot

I agree but that would never happen.


4 posted on 09/03/2013 4:58:17 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: kristinn

If an attack is launched against Syria I expect lots of “small” attacks inside the US. I hope I’m wrong.


5 posted on 09/03/2013 4:58:37 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: maggief; AliVeritas

FYI.


6 posted on 09/03/2013 5:00:11 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: maggief; AliVeritas; Cindy

FYI.


7 posted on 09/03/2013 5:00:36 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: VerySadAmerican

If an attack is launched against Syria I expect lots of “small” attacks inside the US. I hope I’m wrong.


If Russians are killed, Putin will not be happy.


8 posted on 09/03/2013 5:02:03 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata
"If Russians are killed, Putin will not be happy."

This would be a good time for Putin to test his latest anti missile defense systems. Use some of his ships to launch against cruise missiles and see what works.

9 posted on 09/03/2013 5:09:29 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: kristinn; thouworm; penelopesire; MestaMachine

ping


10 posted on 09/03/2013 5:09:38 PM PDT by maggief
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To: VerySadAmerican

Continue to be sad.


11 posted on 09/03/2013 5:12:51 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: kristinn; Noumenon
Not surprising, given that these two countries approximate the geographical and metaphorical end-points of the Pakistani-Peruvian Axis.
12 posted on 09/03/2013 5:15:12 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Truth29

The evil bastard Obama is going to get a whole lot of people killed.


13 posted on 09/03/2013 5:21:13 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: VerySadAmerican

You’re going to continue to get “VerySad”.


14 posted on 09/03/2013 5:23:11 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Vlady would be one tick off KGB agent LOL!


15 posted on 09/03/2013 5:31:17 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SevenofNine

And Putin detests girly man Obama.


16 posted on 09/03/2013 5:35:32 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata; Osage Orange

It’s a process. First comes denial. Then sadness. Then anger. If you don’t start feeling better at that point you become sad again. I’m sad about what has happened to the country I served.


17 posted on 09/03/2013 5:49:23 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: VerySadAmerican

I’m sad about what has happened to the country I served.


Yep, we didn’t serve and sacrifice to see what’s happening today. I’m sad, too.


18 posted on 09/03/2013 5:52:00 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Putin; talk about ruthless! Russia has warned us not to get involved. I have to believe he’s used much stronger words in private. I don’t think he’s going to like being ignored. What would we do if Russia issued a statement that says an attack on Syria will be considered an attack on Russia. I doubt that’ll happen but.....

Is the Russian delgation coming to talk to congress or are they waiting to be invited?


19 posted on 09/03/2013 5:53:53 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: VerySadAmerican

Right. But Obama is going to meet with a bunch of Gays while he’s in Russia. He’s beyond disgusting.


20 posted on 09/03/2013 6:09:13 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Certainly you realize that’s his plan, don’t you?


21 posted on 09/03/2013 6:12:06 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Certainly you realize that’s his plan, don’t you?


I certainly do. Obama is moving into the same league as Stalin and Hitler and he’ll equal them if he can get away with it.


22 posted on 09/03/2013 6:27:37 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Good.

There are many, even here, who don’t understand that.


23 posted on 09/03/2013 6:57:14 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: kristinn

Old news.

From 2007:

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/17874369/ns/world_news-americas/t/hezbollah-builds-western-base/

It’s been known in other circles more than a decade earlier.


24 posted on 09/03/2013 7:19:19 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: DuncanWaring

They’d better wake up because they’re on his list.


25 posted on 09/03/2013 7:19:56 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks kristinn.
26 posted on 09/03/2013 8:09:28 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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