Iran's Foiled Bahrain Plot

Members of an Iran-backed terrorist cell were arrested by Bahrain authorities over the weekend, all being accused of planning assassinations aimed at targeting senior government officials. There are reasons to believe this cell is responsible for a February bus bombing that left several policemen wounded. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) provided military training for six of the arrested suspects, while the Iraqi Hizb’allah terrorist organization -- funded by Iran -- trained five other members, according to the BNA, Bahrain’s state news agency. Three other cell members received their training inside Bahrain. This occurred parallel to a call made by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan suggesting the Trump administration to issue further sanctions on Iran and most specifically target the IRGC, describing the entity as “Iran’s army of terror.” The speaker went to make a very specific call that will raise the stakes with...(Read Full Article)

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