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Dec
22

US govt to review Obama administration handling of Hezbollah drug initiative

US govt to review Obama administration handling of Hezbollah drug initiativeUS Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered an investigation into allegations that the Obama administration undermined efforts to target Hezbollah drug trafficking. The announcement comes after Politico reported that Project Cassandra, a program targeting trafficking by Iran-backed Hezbollah that could have undermined the push for a nuclear deal with Tehran, was “derailed” by the administration of former president Barack Obama.