Terrorism and drug trafficking have always gone hand in hand considering they are transnational crimes. Hezbollah’s financial dependence on drug trafficking gets clearer every day. On Feb. 2, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said one of its international operations had succeeded in detaining members of a network linked to the Lebanese party.
Terrorists trade in everything. They are rogue gangs. They only differ in their religious slogans, which they use to embellish their hideous acts. What they are doing is evil.Turki Al-Dakhil
The network is involved in smuggling and dealing drugs that are worth millions of dollars, to finance terror operations in Lebanon and Syria. During the past 25 years, there have many links between terrorism and drug dealing. From the 43 organizations that are officially defined (by Saudi Arabia) as foreign terrorist organizations, 19 are linked to drug trafficking.