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Obama-era cash traced
to Iran-backed terrorists

Washington Times, by Bill Gertz

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/9/2018 12:21:44 PM

The U.S. government has traced some of the $1.7 billion released to Iran by the Obama administration to Iranian-backed terrorists in the two years since the cash was transferred. According to knowledgeable sources, Iran has used the funds to pay its main proxy, the Lebanon-based terrorist group Hezbollah, along with the Quds Force, Iran’s main foreign intelligence and covert action arm and element of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps. The U.S. money supplied to Iran as part of an arms settlement dating back to the 1970s also has been traced to Iran’s backing of Houthi rebels seeking to take power in Yemen.

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How shocking. s/o All the leaders in Iran are terrorists and enemies of this country, not just Hezbollah. And the Democrats and the media constantly accuse Trump of treason? Isn´t this treason when you support enemies of our country?? I doubt that we will ever know the extent of the damage Obama did to our country because of this criminal behavior. He is one evil man who continues to remain untouched because the media and the Democrats protect him. We are really in a sorry state in this country.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mathman, 2/9/2018 12:29:23 PM     (No. 11538663)

No surprise here.
It has been long known (by LDotters, at least) that former Pres Obama was a big fan of Islam and wanted to help them in any way possible. If this meant also doing bodily harm to Jews, all the better.
I have been mocked and derided for this opinion. But my opinion still stands.
That our bribe money went to Hezbollah is no surprise. That U S weapons also went to Hezbollah would also not surprise me.
But the truth will eventually come out.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bubby, 2/9/2018 12:51:06 PM     (No. 11538688)

#1 Amen! No different than the drone that suspiciously landed in Iran and obama wouldn´t let Special Forces or Special Ops go get nor would he let it be destroyed by our air power. So Iran got one of our drones and all of its technology solely because of obama. Treasonous SOB!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KatieJo, 2/9/2018 12:57:39 PM     (No. 11538696)

Anyone heard anything from "Barry" lately? Where is he, hanging out in Kenya with his relatives?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rochow, 2/9/2018 12:58:06 PM     (No. 11538699)

Thank the uneducated punk from Chicago who always considered himself the smartest man in the room!
Dumb bricks usually do!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Caveman, 2/9/2018 1:37:11 PM     (No. 11538731)

Faster and Furiouser.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Smart11344, 2/9/2018 2:06:32 PM     (No. 11538756)

The Obama´s and Clinton´s love wallowing in other peoples cash.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 2/9/2018 2:27:40 PM     (No. 11538779)

Notice how something this serious and such strong substantiation of what many warned would happen is greeted with an apathetic shrug by most media, and barely a peep out of Congress.

I think we´re nearly submerged in --if i may borrow from Hannah Arendt-- a quicksand of the "banality of evil."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Clinger, 2/9/2018 2:50:52 PM     (No. 11538796)

Nice to know what a big state sponsor of terror the US is. My role in terrorism almost makes me forget that I finance the murder of children.

I won´t be in the mood to hear about how we are one country for a while.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Davids918, 2/9/2018 3:00:53 PM     (No. 11538806)

I would not doubt there was a "special payment" made to some Cayman Island account for a few of those who worked on the release of the Iranian cash.

And, I´ll bet more than a few folks were involved in helping those European companies gain the contracts with Iran, after the cash was un-frozen.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: dvc, 2/9/2018 3:48:05 PM     (No. 11538840)

BO, the jihadis best friend.

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