U.S. Identifies Nine Training Camps in Iran for Afghans

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Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, attends a graduation ceremony of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) ceremony at army cadets, accompanied by Revolutionary Guard commander General Mohammad Ali Jafari and Armed Forces Chief of Staff Hassan Firouzabadi. Tehran-Iran 21/03/2014 /AY-COLLECTION_1555.61/Credit:AY-COLLECTION/SIPA/1405261603 (Sipa via AP Images)

U.S. intelligence agencies recently identified nine training camps inside Iran where jihadists from Afghanistan are being schooled for fighting in Syria, according to U.S. defense officials.

The camps are part of a large-scale paramilitary training program run by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Islamic shock troops, to battle Syrian rebels opposing the regime of Bashar al Assad that Tehran is backing.

2 comments on “U.S. Identifies Nine Training Camps in Iran for Afghans
  1. I need to add to my previous rant. Send live pilots with live ammo. They need practice.

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