Iranian Rockets Captured by Israel Identical to Rockets Fired At U.S. Bases in Iraq (Updated)
The reason they were interested in that photo: The night of November 3, the Israeli Navy intercepted the MV Francop, an Antigua and Barbuda flagged cargo ship rented by a a freight company from Cyprus. The ship carried 36 shipping containers filled with roughly 500 tons of heavy weapons and ammunition.
Those weapons were intended for the terrorist group Hezbollah in Lebanon. Among the ordinance recovered were more than 570,000 rounds of small arms ammunition for sniper rifles and machine guns, 20,000 hand grenades, 3,000 recoilless rifle shells, thousands of mortar shells newly manufactured in Iran, and more than 2,700 rockets -- including more than 2,000 Iranian-manufactured 107mm rockets:
For now, the Obama administration is continuing the Bush-era policy of downplaying and ignoring Iran's arming of America's enemies. One can only wonder how many American soldiers will be on the receiving end of Iranian weapons before the administration decides to take steps to stop their arming of terrorist groups.