Iran paying Taliban $1000 per American soldier killed?

Posted: September 5, 2010 in Foreign Policy, Islamic Fanaticism, Politics
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Do you know how lefties like to claim that Iran never attacked us in order to desperate prove that poor little Iran is just another victim of mass Western aggression?  Well hears an interesting revelation from MSNBC of all places:

Iran is paying Taliban fighters $1,000 for each U.S. soldier they kill in Afghanistan, according to a report in a British newspaper.

The Sunday Times described how a man it said was a “Taliban treasurer” had gone to collect $18,000 from an Iranian firm in Kabul, a reward it said was for an attack in July which killed several Afghan government troops and destroyed an American armored vehicle.

The treasurer left with the cash hidden in a sack of flour, the newspaper said, and then gave it to Taliban fighters in the province of Wardak. In the past six months, the treasurer claimed to have collected more than $77,000 from the company.

The Sunday Times said its investigation had found that at least five Kabul-based Iranian companies were secretly passing funds to the Taliban.

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