From: American Thinker
By: Rick Moran
September 7, 2016
“That cash – untraceable and easily transported – is going to kill a lot of innocent people. It’s expected that Iran will spread that cash among its surrogates like the Houthi rebels in Yemen and Hezb’allah, the Lebanese terrorist group fighting with Russia in Syria to bolster the Assad regime.”
Merillion: This entire “transaction” smells bad to me. Have you ever heard of a “ransom” payment of $1.7Billion? This sounds more like Obama using ransom as an excuse to fund terrorists. And what about congress? I thought they had the “power of the purse.” All I hear on the news is, “the U.S. has a policy of never paying ransom so why did we do it;” – not “why in hell is the United States giving any money to the country that has the bloodiest, most obsessive hatred for our country. I wouldn’t give them shit, no matter what that long ago “money for purchase” was.
Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2016/09/wsj_entire_17_billion_ransom_paid_to_iran_in_cash.html#ixzz4L2bKFTEO