I am curious: why cannot an American act as the middle man between the Ruskies and the Rag heads.
Mike - October 19, 2008, 9:20 am,
Because that makes no sense during the cold war, when the transaction happened. Yes obviously the US provided Afghani fighters with plenty of Stinger missiles and materiel. Russian weaponry in terrorist hands comes mainly through spuriously acquired surpl
Mike - October 19, 2008, 9:24 am,
surplus military stocks of ex-USSR supplied Arab states and the black market (AK's and RPG's being among the most common). Also the Muhajideen acquired vast amounts of Soviet weaponry after the withdrawal of the USSR from Afghanistan, including several Mi