March 16, 2012

Iran's Menace in Azerbaijan

Cohen & Bendikova, The Foundry

AP Photo

Not even a month after Azerbaijani counterintelligence services arrested Iranian agents planning terrorist attacks against Israeli diplomats and prominent members of the Jewish community, a network of 22 more Iranian agents were arrested Thursday. These alleged Iranian operatives were hired by the Iranian spy agencies to carry out terrorist attacks against the United States and Israeli targets as well as international oil companies, including BP. All of them are Azerbaijan citizens and were trained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. They were paid on a monthly basis.

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