Monday, February 23, 2009

On Ground Updates: Iran in Iraq - February 23, 2009

On Ground Updates
Iran in Iraq
Iran Continues Smuggling Weapons To Iraq
, February 23, 2009
Well here’s a topic we haven’t touched on for many months now. But YES! Iran is still messing around with/in Iraq and with us…
* brings us the following report and it starts off like this…
The U.S. military has reported that Iran continues to smuggle weapons to Shi'ite insurgents in Iraq… Officials said the U.S.-led coalition has found rockets, bombs and other weapons in Iraq that were recently manufactured in Iran. They said the coalition has failed to block the flow of weapons from Iran to Iraq… "We have found many Iranian-made munitions with a manufacture date as late as 2008," Col. Philip Battaglia, commander of the U.S. Army's 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team, said…

Read the rest at link below…
Iran's continued weapons smuggling to Iraq seen as bid for deal with West

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