Iran-al Qaeda alliance may provide legal rationale for U.S. military strikes


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(Worthy News) - Iran is providing high-level al Qaeda operatives with a clandestine sanctuary to funnel fighters, money and weapons across the Middle East, according to Trump administration officials who warn that the long-elusive, complex relationship between two avowed enemies of America has evolved into an unacceptable global security threat.

With the once-prominent Islamic State receding from the spotlight, The Washington Times has learned that the administration is focusing increasingly on the unlikely alliance between Iran and al Qaeda, with what some sources say is an eye toward establishing a potential legal justification for military strikes against Iran or its proxies.

Skeptics have long doubted that Iran, which this year marked its 40th anniversary as a Shiite Muslim theocracy, could find common cause with a radical Sunni Islamist group such as al Qaeda, but U.S. officials argue that a confluence of interests — and a common enemy in the U.S. and its allies — has brought a level of covert cooperation and coordination that has reached new heights. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Iran-al Qaeda alliance may provide legal rationale for U.S. military strikes”

  1. Hmmm, well it may lend legal rationale ..... but I'm not looking to put American boys and girls back on the front lines half a world away so quickly. Let's give Putin a chance to take care of the situation. He's proved himself quite capable in these matters. We can always tell him our assistance is available is needed.

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