A Mexican Army soldier holds a rocket propeller grenade, RPG-7, part of an arsenal seized to alleged members of drug cartels in Veracruz, Mexico. (LUCAS CASTRO/AFP/Getty Images)
A Mexican Army soldier holds a rocket propeller grenade, RPG-7, part of an arsenal seized to alleged members of drug cartels in Veracruz, Mexico.
(LUCAS CASTRO/AFP/Getty Images)

Sanctions on Iran Bringing Terror Closer to the U.S.

January 3, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Curtailed funding from embargoed Iran to its terrorist proxies may be causing Hezbollah to partner with Mexican drug cartels to raise funds for potential attacks in the United States.

The economic sanctions that have been slapped on Iran for its nuclear weapons program have caused Tehran to cut back its funding to Hezbollah, according to the Israeli military. U.S. officials say Hezbollah operatives in Mexico are enhancing their cooperation with murderous drug cartels, like Los Zetas, in the northern districts bordering the U.S. in order to minimize dependency on Iranian funding.

The rest of this article is available to Trumpet online account holders. Signing up is quick and free of charge with no obligation. To get started, please click the button below.