July 25, 2017

US weapons complicate Afghan war

Featuring Adam Routh

Source: Military Times

Journalist Shawn Snow

Weaponry provided to the Afghan military over the last 16 years has slowly trickled down to the Taliban through corruption and battlefield losses.

Armored vehicles, night vision devices, M-4s, laser illuminators and scoped optics have all found the way into Taliban hands over the years.

And at times the U.S. has been forced to combat its own armored vehicles and weapons.

Read the full article at Navy Times.


  • Adam Routh

    Former Research Associate, Defense Program

    Adam Routh is a former Research Associate with the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security and a PhD student in the Defence Studies Department at King’s Coll...