Sunday, 25 May 2008

Iran Paid Iraq Insurgents To Kill British Troops

The Mahdi Army (Jaish al-Mahdi), one of the most violent insurgent groups operating in Iraq, used money from Iran to recruit and pay drug addicted and unemployed men according to a leaked government document.
Read more here.

Back in February, US military staff reported that the highest levels of Iran's government are involved in aid to Iraqi militants. President Bush had ordered the capture or killing of all Iranian agents within Iraq, but this news heightens the necessity for action against Tehran. Political opponents argue that these reports are an exaggerated pretext for war, or to justify new military action. In reality it justifies the need to protect coalition troops and preserve our commitment to Iraq.

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