This story is another huge break in the investigation of Iran’s involvement in exporting weapons and training from Tehran. While the Iranian government still refuses to acknowledge the Quds and their role of interfering with Iraq’s transition to a democratic society, US forces have known for some time as pressure militarily and diplomatically have increased.
COALITION FORCES ARREST IRANIAN QUDS FORCE OFFICER
BAGHDAD, Iraq – Coalition forces arrested an Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps – Quds Force officer in Sulimaniyah today.
Contrary to recent diplomatic initiatives, this individual has been involved in transporting improvised explosive devices and explosively formed penetrators into Iraq. Intelligence reports also indicate he was involved in the infiltration and training of foreign terrorists in Iraq.
The Quds Force is a covert action arm of the Iranian government responsible for aiding lethal attacks against the Iraqi government and Coalition forces.