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Iran and Middle East-based extremist groups are stepping up their activities in South America, aiming to make friends and score cash, a senior U.S. military official says.
Tehran intends to build military drones in Washington's backyard for the Venezuelan military led by Hugo Chavez, U.S. Southern Command chief Gen. Douglas Fraser told reporters Wednesday during a breakfast meeting in Washington.
Fraser said it's unclear what kinds of missions Venezuelan officials will send the Iranian drones.
His best guess? "I assume it's for internal defense."
"This could be an indication of al Qaeda, Hamas, and Hezbollah activity in South America
Originally posted by My.mind.is.mine
reply to post by SGTSECRET
Easiest way to tie it in? Middle Eastern terrorist organizations are smuggling guns in using drug cartels in Juarez... They now have enough to arm a malitia sized unit of "Islamists".....