by Phil Schneider
The terrorists tap into the drug smuggling trade in order to fund their terrorist activities in the Middle East.
When we think of the various radical Islamic organizations that threaten the world, we usually think about ISIS or Al Qaeda. But there is one very important force that actually threatens the world in a major way that is often overlooked. The Hizbullah. They do not only stockpile a massive amount of weapons on Israel’s northern border. They are also working to take over the Lebanese government, and spread their criminal activity across the entire Western world. The terrorists tap into the drug smuggling trade in order to fund their terrorist activities in the Middle East.
The Drugs-Terror ConnectionIn Germany, they are now well aware of the massive cocaine smuggling market that comes largely from the Hizbullah. But it is not just drugs, but weapons too. Ambassador Ron Prosor, who speaks German, explains that there is an enormous amount of money laundering that goes around the entire world. It is all run via global terrorists that are based in Iran and Lebanon. The Hizbullah makes it perfectly clear what they are doing. Germany is aware of this, but chooses to not be strict on the Hizbullah. Due to this decision, the German government has made a move that endangers the entire European continent and the entire world.
Ambassador Prosor claims that without the money stream that the Hizbullah has between Germany and Lebanon, the Hizbullah activity in Europe would gradually dry up. We should take heed and support him in his [effort].
[Editor: This video mentions Project Cassandra, which was intended to address the illicit operations carried out by Hizb'Allah to fund terrorism. The project was suspended by the Obama administration.]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Project Cassandra is an effort led by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to undercut Hezbollah funding from illicit drug sources. Launched in 2008, the project was said to be investigating the terrorist organization's funding. According to the DEA, Hezbollah has become increasingly involved with drug trafficking and organized crime as a method of funding its activities. The investigation was tracking how large sums of money were being laundered from the Americas, through Africa, and to Lebanon into Hezbollah's coffers.
An investigative report published by Politico in December 2017, described how, during the Obama administration, national security concerns regarding the Iran nuclear deal took precedence over the DEA project.
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