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How the Taliban got their hands on modern US missiles

 How the Taliban got their hands on modern US missiles

In his new book, “Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Ben­ghazi” (Broadside Books), writer Kenneth R. Timmerman explains how the US government’s efforts to arm the Libyan rebels backfired, flooding weapons into Syria, and as he ­reveals here, Afghanistan:

The Obama administration isn’t only giving the Taliban back its commanders — it’s giving them weapons.

Miliary records and sources reveal that on July 25, 2012, Taliban fighters in Kunar province successfully targeted a US Army CH-47 helicopter with a new generation Stinger missile.

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Coalition will no longer publish Taliban attack figures in Afghanistan

Photo by: Ahmad Jamshid ** FILE ** Afghans push a damaged car from the scene of a militant attack by a suicide car bomber and Taliban militants disguised in burqas in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

Photo by: Ahmad Jamshid
** FILE ** Afghans push a damaged car from the scene of a militant attack by a suicide car bomber and Taliban militants disguised in burqas in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

From the Washington Times, By Associated Press, March 5, 2013 – WASHINGTON — The U.S.-led military command in Afghanistan said   Tuesday it will no longer  publish figures on Taliban attacks, a  week after acknowledging that its report of a 7 percent decline in attacks last year was actually no decline at all.

A spokesman for the  International  Security Assistance Force, or  ISAF, Jamie Graybeal, said  Tuesday that its  reporting on the number of  attacks will grow increasingly inaccurate as Afghan  forces move further  into the  battlefield lead.

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What about the Camp Bastion attack?

Two heroic U.S. Marines were killed in an attack in Afghanistan two days after the attack in Benghazi. Where’s the press? Where’s the outrage?


Michelle Malkin

OneNewsNow.com, by Michelle Malkin, October 26, 2012 – Three days after the bloody 9/11 siege on our consulate in Benghazi, the Taliban waged an intricately coordinated, brutal attack on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. The murderous jihadists released video exactly one month ago this week showing off their training exercises in preparation for the assault. Where are the questions?Where’s the accountability? Where’s the Obama administration? Where’s the press? Where’s the outrage?

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NATO Report Indicates Taliban Plotting Power Grab

From The Heritage FoundationLisa Curtis, February 1, 2012 –

In a secret NATO report recently leaked to the British media, Taliban insurgents told their interrogators that they are increasingly confident that the Taliban will retake power once NATO forces depart Afghanistan, and that Pakistan is positioning itself for such an outcome. NATO officials have sought to downplay the report’s contents, emphasizing that it represents uncorroborated pieces of information, not an overall analysis of the military situation.

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