Testimony to Congress: Iranian sleeper cells positioned in U.S. for major attacks

Testimony to Congress: Iranian sleeper cells positioned in U.S. for major attacks

[Ed. – Goodness.  If we know they’re here, the next step seems pretty obvious.  Notice that the article slides into the follow-on thought as “oops, these sleeper cells are ready to attack and here Trump is getting ready to trashcan the Iran ‘deal.'”  Hint, hint?  No; roll up the bad “deal” and the sleeper cells.  If we don’t actually know enough about these cells to roll them up, then we don’t know enough to let them dictate our foreign policy to us.  (Learn from this, grasshoppers.  On the heels of things you agree with is how bad premises sneak in the front door.)]

Iranian-backed militants are operating across the United States mostly unfettered, raising concerns in Congress and among regional experts that these “sleeper cell” agents are poised to launch a large-scale attack on the American homeland, according to testimony before lawmakers.

Iranian agents tied to the terror group Hezbollah have already been discovered in the United States plotting attacks, giving rise to fears that Tehran could order a strike inside America should tensions between the Trump administration and Islamic Republic reach a boiling point.

Intelligence officials and former White House officials confirmed to Congress on Tuesday that such an attack is not only plausible, but relatively easy for Iran to carry out…

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