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Iran is now actively supporting and funding organized crime, and paramilitary groups in South America, in a bid to foment terror and attack the US.
The tri-border region of South America, where Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay converge, is of the special concern given the ongoing presence of Hezbollah militants, as they operate in the roles of money launderers for different drug cartels present in the US, and across South America. These criminal activities are helping to fund international Iranian terrorism, and enriching South American drug lords with tens of millions of dollars.
The 10th Parliamentary Intelligence Security Forum was recently convened to discuss this emerging threat. Officials from the Trump Administration, US Lawmakers, nearly 150 other delegates from over 50 countries gathered to discuss their respective and joint efforts to fight the global terrorist financing, last Thursday.
The organizer of the event, Rep. Robert Pittenger, the Chairman ofpost was originally published on this site