U.S. Sent Cash to Iran as Americans Were Freed

According to the Wall Street Journal, critics are charging that the payment amounted to a 1.7 billion ransom to the ayatollahs for U.S. hostages.

The Obama administration secretly organized an airlift of $400 million worth of cash to Iran that coincided with the January release of four Americans detained in Tehran, according to U.S. and European officials and congressional staff briefed on the operation afterward.

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