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Fact of the Week

Fact of the Week

Among the main weapons in the hands of the Taliban are Stinger antiaircraft missiles. The United States gave 1000 of these missiles to Afghan rebels in 1986 and 1987 in their war against Soviet troops. Now, hundreds of these missiles are in the hands of groups throughout Asia, including the Taliban.

Sources: Slate.com, 2 October 2001; Center for Defense Information

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