Drugs and Terror Mix in Case –

The informant at the center of an alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador marks the latest example of how the U.S. government’s war on drugs has expanded into the war on terrorism.  Asa Hutchinson, former DEA head, said there was “a significant amount of overlap” between drug organizations and terror networks in parts of the globe, notably Afghanistan. He said the current case was unusual, because the alleged plot involved an attack inside the U.S.