(Washington Post) Iran behind alleged terrorist plot, U.S. says

U.S. officials on Tuesday said that they had foiled an elaborate terrorist plot backed by factions of the Iranian government aimed at assassinating the Saudi ambassador to Washington.

At a news conference, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said two Iranians have been charged with conspiracy to murder a foreign official and conspiracy to commit an act of international terrorism, among other charges. One of the suspects, an Iranian with U.S. citizenship, was arrested in New York last month; the other, an Iranian, remains at large.

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One comment on “(Washington Post) Iran behind alleged terrorist plot, U.S. says

  1. Ad Orientem says:

    This is very serious. I am a moderate isolationist and am uncomfortable with all of our country’s military adventurism all over the globe. But this is different. If true, a foreign government has sent spies and assassins to our country to murder diplomats and commit terrorist attacks. That must not go unanswered.