US military operations inside Iran
Washington: Teams of US commandos have entered Iran searching for hidden sites that could be working on developing nuclear weapons. The government of President George W. Bush (news - web sites) has authorized secret military missions inside Iran at least since mid-2004, the The New Yorker magazine reports in its 21 January 2005 edition.
Their goal is to identify target information for up to 26 suspected nuclear, chemical and missile sites, according to the magazine. "This is a war against terrorism, and Iraq, is just one campaign," a former high-level government intelligence official told the magazine. "The Bush administration is looking at this as a huge war zone. Next, we're going to have the Iranian campaign. We've declared war and the bad guys, wherever they are, are the enemy. This is the last hurrah -- we've got our years, and we want to come out of this saying we won the war on terrorism," the official said.
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