Washington Free Beacon: Taliban Terrorists Buying American Weapons From U.S. Taxpayer-Funded Afghan Soldiers
Report: Taliban buying U.S. weapons, fuel, growing opium.
Terrorist militants affiliated with the Taliban in Afghanistan have been purchasing U.S.-supplied weapons and ammunition from Afghan army and police forces, which receive their funding from American taxpayers, according to a new government report.
The disclosure comes amid an increase in violence in the war-torn country, where the Taliban continues to grow and regain territory once held by U.S.-allied Afghan forces. Just 63 percent of Afghanistan is under allied control, despite a four-billion dollar investment from the United States in 2016.
With the country facing some of the highest levels of corruption worldwide, U.S. government inspectors have discovered evidence that the U.S.-funded Afghan security forces are selling their American-supplied weapons to Taliban terrorists.
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WNU Editor: I have lost count on how many times I have heard Western/U.S. officials tell us that they are trying their best to stop this corruption …. but it keeps on getting worse.