Report: Obama administration 'turned a blind eye' to terrorist actions by Hezbollah
WASHINGTON (SBG) —
In an effort to reach a nuclear agreement with Iran, a new report alleges that the Obama administration turned a blind eye to illegal activities of Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed terrorist group.
"In its determination to secure a nuclear deal with Iran, the Obama administration derailed an ambitious law enforcement campaign targeting drug trafficking by the Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah, even as it was funneling cocaine into the United States," the POLITICO report reads. "The campaign, dubbed Project Cassandra, was launched in 2008 after the Drug Enforcement Administration amassed evidence that Hezbollah had transformed itself from a Middle East-focused military and political organization into an international crime syndicate that some investigators believed was collecting $1 billion a year from drug and weapons trafficking, money laundering and other criminal activities."
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