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Roadside bombs

In Afghanistan, Central Asia on September 7, 2009 at 8:26 am

“But according to the Pentagon agency responsible for combating roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan, the increased Taliban threat to US and NATO vehicles comes not from any new technology from Iran but from Italian-made mines left over from the US Central Intelligence Agency’s military assistance to the anti-Soviet jihadists in the 1980s.” – Gareth Porter – Asia Times

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