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  • Document: Iran Caught Red-Handed Shipping Arms to Taliban

    06/06/2007 4:47:58 PM PDT · by Danae · 131 replies · 5,303+ views
    The Blotter ^ | 6-6-07 | Brian Ross and Christopher Isham
    NATO officials say they have caught Iran red-handed, shipping heavy arms, C4 explosives and advanced roadside bombs to the Taliban for use against NATO forces, in what the officials say is a dramatic escalation of Iran's proxy war against the United States and Great Britain. "It is inconceivable that it is anyone other than the Iranian government that's doing it," said former White House counterterrorism official Richard Clarke, an ABC News consultant. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates stopped short earlier this week of blaming Iran, saying the U.S. did not have evidence "of the involvement of the Iranian government in...
  • Group accused of forcing Honduran women to work in New Jersey bars as slaves

    07/21/2005 9:41:45 PM PDT · by Coleus · 29 replies · 2,496+ views
    Canadian Press ^ | 07.22.05 | JEFFREY GOLD
    Group accused of forcing Honduran women to work in New Jersey bars as slaves NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Women as young as 14 were smuggled into the United States from rural Honduran villages and put to work in three northern New Jersey bars, drinking and dancing with customers to repay the smugglers, who beat the women if they objected, according to a federal indictment handed up Thursday. Some of the women were raped by the smugglers, and those who became pregnant were forced to take abortion-inducing drugs so they could stay on the job, enticing bar patrons to buy more...