The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration announced Monday that an international operation had netted a Hizbullah network using millions in drug money to fund terrorist activity in Syria and Lebanon.
Seven countries, including France, Germany, Italy and Belgium, were involved in the operation, which apprehended four individuals.
The terrorist network was working with South American drug cartels to facilitate the movement of millions of dollars in cocaine to the U.S. and Europe. The group used the proceeds of these drug sales to purchase weapons for Hizbullah for its activities in Syria. Read more here.