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Iran supporting al-Qaida terror

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posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 10:47 AM
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FROM JOSEPH FARAH'S G2 BULLETIN
Iran supporting
al-Qaida terror
U.S. military, intelligence services now certain Tehran backing Iraq Islamists tied to bin Laden
Posted: November 8, 2004
1:00 a.m. Eastern


Editor's note: Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin is an online, subscription intelligence news service from the creator of WorldNetDaily.com a journalist who has been developing sources around the world for almost 30 years.


2004 WorldNetDaily.com

Iran is covertly supporting al-Qaida-aligned terrorists in Iraq, not just anti-American Shiite insurgents, U.S. defense and intelligence sources say with certainty.

The acknowledgment of the long-held suspicion as certainty raises the stakes in Iraq and the Persian Gulf as President Bush begins his second term and Iran, with its nuclear aspirations, moves to the front burner as an international crisis in the making.

According to Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, al-Qaida-linked terrorists have been observed moving supplies and new recruits from Iran to Iraq, say the sources. While it has long been known Iran was backing the uprising led by Moqtada al-Sadr in the southern Shiite region of Iraq, the Iranian ties to Sunni Islamist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a terrorist leader who has pledged his allegiance to Osama bin Laden, has not been certain.

The development is potentially explosive given the standoff between Iran and the West over its nuclear program and the mullah regime's desire to build nuclear weapons. It was Iraq's flirtation with weapons of mass destruction and support of terrorism that provided the impetus for the U.S.-led invasion and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime.

Iran no longer even denies that elements of Ansar al-Islam, an affiliate of al-Qaida, entered the country from Afghanistan following the U.S.-led invasion of that nation in 2001. Iran claims it offered no assistance to the group.

But some senior al-Qaida operatives who were among those fleeing to Iran after the Afghanistan war may have developed a working relationship with the Revolutionary Guards, a special military unit in Iran linked to Tehran's mullah government, say U.S. military and intelligence sources.

The 9-11 commission also found contacts between Iranian security officials and senior al-Qaida figures and found evidence that eight to 10 of the Sept. 11 hijackers passed through Iranian territory.

Iraq and Iran share an 800-mile border. U.S. officials say terrorists who cross over into Iraq from Iran most often head for Mosul, the largest Arab Sunni Muslim city in the north and an area where Islamic extremist groups are powerful. Others have been tracked going to Fallujah, now surrounded and sealed off by U.S. Marines who are expected to storm the city at any moment.

Links between Iran and al-Qaida are nothing new, however, the fact that the connections are now being taken seriously by U.S. senior officials who recognize the impact they are having on the ground in Iraq is explosive.

Back in June, former CIA analyst Douglas MacEachin, a member of the 9-11 commission staff, said Iran and its terrorist group ally Hezbollah were linked to the al-Qaida terrorist group.

Other U.S. intelligence officials said there is also evidence Iran is linked to the Sept. 11 attacks. According to the officials, two of the hijackers, Nawaf al-Hazmi and Khalid al-Mihdhar, who were aboard the aircraft that hit the Pentagon, had stayed at the Iranian ambassador's residence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, before entering the United States in January 2001.

MacEachin disclosed that the Iran-al-Qaida ties were revealed in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers residence complex that housed U.S. military personnel in Saudi Arabia. The bombing killed 19 Americans.

U.S. intelligence agencies mistakenly assumed then that, since a Shiite group was involved, rival Sunnis were not, he said. That's a mistake senior defense and intelligence officials are no longer making.

Iran's links with al-Qaida go back to at least 1995 when an Egyptian members of bin Laden's group, Mustafa Hamid, visited Tehran. He is believed to have met with representatives of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards to discuss cooperation cooperation that now appears to be a matter of fact.

Between the middle of 1996 and the end of 1998, 10 percent of all of bin Laden's outgoing satellite phone calls were to Iran, say U.S. sources.

In October 2000, Ali Muhammad, in testimony before the Southern District for New York federal court, described setting up meetings in the early 1990s between bin Laden and Imad Mughniyeh of Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed terrorist group.

Bin Laden's No. 2 in al-Qaida, Ayman al-Zawahiri, was the long-time leader of Egypt's Islamic Jihad, which had extensive ties to Iran. Al-Zawahiri traveled frequently to Iran in the 1990s, and he is believed to have been one of the masterminds of the Sept. 11 attacks.

According to a European intelligence official, Mughniyeh, who reports directly to Iranian intelligence, met in Mashad, Iran, with a senior Iranian intelligence official and a "top deputy to Saddam Hussein in charge of intelligence matters," to discuss cooperation with bin Laden. This meeting reportedly took place the month after the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the U.S.

President Bush warned that any nation cooperating with al-Qaida would become an enemy of the U.S. In fact, in 2002, he singled out Iran for special attention.

"(Iran) must be with us or against us in the war against terrorism and make no attempt to destabilize the interim Afghan government," he said. "Iran must be a contributor in the war against terror; our nation and our fight against terror will uphold the doctrine, either you're with us or against us; and any nation that thwarts our ability to rout terror out where it exists will be held to account, one way or the other. ... If they (Iranians) are trying if they in any way, shape or form try to destabilize the government (of Afghanistan), the coalition ... we'll deal with them, in diplomatic ways, initially."

U.S. officials in the Pentagon and intelligence services are now convinced Iran is actively undermining the occupation of Iraq and doing so through direct collaboration with al-Qaida forces.
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Well, It's official. Those bastard Iranians are financing this terrorism. It isn't the Iraqis that are just "defending themselves" as some liberals would suggest.
I say, when we're done in Iraq, we go to Iran next! After that, lets take out Syria too!




posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 10:57 AM
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Hey you forgot Saudi Arabia they were the ones finacing terrorist group when 9/11.

Oh, I forgot Saudis are Mr.Bush friends that is why they accounted for most of the terrorist involved on 9/11.

But I guess Mr. Bush geography most be a littler off, because he end up in Afghanistan and Iraq.



posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 03:40 PM
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Iran is covertly supporting al-Qaida-aligned terrorists in Iraq, not just anti-American Shiite insurgents, U.S. defense and intelligence sources say with certainty.


What more proof do we need. Lets murder the lot of them!


US defence and intelligence sources say with certainty. Must be true then.

After all our own people wouldn't lie to us to further their own agenda would they.

We don't need evidence, we don't need ahrd proof. In fact any one who says we do need proof is just as bad as those evil evil evil people in the middle east.
We on the other hand are the good guys, we travel over land and sea to invade countries and kill any who resist us!



posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 03:47 PM
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Judge your post is funny, in a sacartic way


Yeah we need to dominated every single country in the middle east, it can not be any other way if we are to errrrradicaaaateeee terrrrror.



posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 03:51 PM
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Actually, they might be right. I found the intelligence source the US govt uses to find where the terrorists are, check it out:

www.infoplease.com...



posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 03:54 PM
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WOOP WOOP!!
Guess who's next on the good old US "terrorism World Tour"??...You guested it correctly....its Iran.



posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 03:57 PM
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Iran/Iraq.

Bush was only off by one letter.

I just hope he doesn't confuse North/South Korea!



posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 04:41 PM
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So..by reading the majority of these replies terrorism isn't real and we should just stay in America. We should not disturb these terrorist while they plan their next attack.


After i blew out my candles on my last birthday i wished terrorism wasn't real. I guess i got my wish...yeaaaaaaaa




posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 05:57 PM
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Originally posted by AntiPolitrix
So..by reading the majority of these replies terrorism isn't real


Good grief! Of course terrorism is real.




and we should just stay in America.



Perhaps not a bad idea.



We should not disturb these terrorist while they plan their next attack.


Are the people of faluja really terrorists who were planning to destroy us???
Let's look at the facts.
1. Our leaders commanded our armed forces to invade this country on false pretences.

2. Some of the citizens have tried to reisst a foreign invader.

3. Our leaders tell us these people are terrorists and we must destry them.



posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 06:09 PM
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Originally posted by AntiPolitrix
So..by reading the majority of these replies terrorism isn't real and we should just stay in America. We should not disturb these terrorist while they plan their next attack.


After i blew out my candles on my last birthday i wished terrorism wasn't real. I guess i got my wish...yeaaaaaaaa



Co'mon you know terror is real but is not located in Iraq, is mostly in Saudi Pakistan Syria and yes lets not forget Iran US will never allowed us to forget Iran.



posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 08:14 PM
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Exactly, we know where terrorism is. After after the liberation of Iraq we will have our own base of operations in the middle East with our new ally, Iraq. We can then destroy Iran, Syria and Saudi before moving on the NK. and for the 4,000,000 time, we ALL on here know about a connection with the Bush/Saudi royals so give it a rest. Remember, blood is thicker than oil, and when it comes to keeping your furture generations safe or staying in bed for money, when the time is right it will be lights out for them too.

Our real concern should be Israel. They have been too quiet lately....


Sep

posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 11:23 PM
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First: the source forgot to mention that Iran had offered the US all the al-ghede leaders that they hold in exchanged for an anti-iranian terrorist group MKO but the US refused.

Second: if America wants to stop terrorists, they should start changing their foriegn policy. Iran would not be supporting terrorism today if America had not kicked out Mossadegh. We would have been a stable democracy.

Third: Some people here need to learn something about respect, an idiot here called my country a name I wish that he change his post because my country has a greater and richer culture and history than most other countries.



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