US: Four men charged for providing support to terrorist groups

The U.S. has charged four men for conspiring to provide support to terrorist groups, Manhattan’s U.S. Attorney’s Office announced on Tuesday.

The charge highlighted “the growing nexus between drug trafficking and terrorism,” Manhattan’s U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told reporters.

The prosecutors said that the suspects sold weapons and drugs to terrorist groups overseas and planned to give the money to the Taliban.

The four men are Cetin Aksu, a Turkish Kurd, Bachar Wehbe, a Lebanese national, Siavosh Henareh, an Iranian Kurd and Taza Gul Alizai, an Afghan man.

via Four men charged in U.S. for providing support to terrorist groups.

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2 comments on “US: Four men charged for providing support to terrorist groups

  1. Early Light says:

    The connections between terrorists and organized crime, and then between organized crime and government officials, are why 9/11 was neither prevented nor competently investigated.

    I’m glad to see the people are starting to catch on.

    • Claudia says:

      I’m glad to see the people are starting to catch on

      Me too. And I hope they continue investigating those connections…

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