A clue to the attraction Leftists feel for Islamic supremacists? “Lebanese Drug Lord Indicted, Linked to Hizballah Funding,” from IPT News, December 13:
A Lebanese drug lord, with connections to Hizballah, has been indicted on charges of moving over 100 tons of Columbian cocaine to the Zetas drug cartel and into the United States. Propublica.org’s Sebastian Rotella states it is a “politically explosive case” that the terrorist organization funds itself through drug sales to America, which is backed up by previous government press releases.
“Ayman Joumaa is accused of facilitating the shipments of huge amounts of cocaine for the United States while laundering the proceeds all over the globe,” said DEA Administrator Leonhart in the Justice Department’s press release. “According to information from sources, his alleged drug and money laundering activities facilitated numerous global drug trafficking organizations, including the criminal activities of the Los Zetas Mexican drug cartel. DEA and our partners will continue to expose and dismantle these worldwide networks,” he added….