Friday, August 13, 2004

The Guardian is reporting that Iranian fighters have been captured in Iraq.
US military authorities might be very interested in these guys and who sent them. I suspect they weren't there to give our guys dance lessons.

"Security officials in Baghdad were last night urgently investigating the
background of 30 Iranians who were caught fighting for a rebel Shia cleric in
Iraq, amid mounting concern over the involvement of the Tehran regime in the
uprising.

The Guardian has learned that the most senior members of the Iraqi
government were briefed about the capture of the men yesterday, and also told of
other evidence that fighters and equipment have been crossing the border from
Iran.

The 30 men were captured in the southern city of Kut on Wednesday and
officials are trying to establish whether they have any links to Tehran.

"We are checking their identities but if they are found to have links to
the Iranians then that would be tantamount to a declaration of war by them,"
said a senior Iraqi source, who spoke on condition of anonymity."


Read the rest here.

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