Western Intelligence: Iran Helping Gaddafi in Confrontation with NATO

According to a report by Le Monde, the armed intervention in Libya has led to a secret alliance between Iran and Colonel Moammar Gaddafi.  That is the conclusion by sources within the circles of Western intelligence. The Islamic Republic of Iran, fearing the consequences of the NATO operation in North Africa, has developed a plan to transform Libya into a quagmire for the NATO allies. Iran seeks to take advantage of the upheavals in the Arab world, seeing it as a factor in the weakening of the West's position in the Middle East, as well as a red herring to divert attention away from its nuclear program, say these sources. According to this analysis, the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ali Khamenei (in a directive issued early in May), has instructed the Quds forces (special units of the Revolutionary Guards responsible for extraterritorial operations) to provide military assistance to Gaddafi's forces in its war against what they call the "the axis of evil: the United States, France and...(Read Full Article)

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