NATO forces nab Iran arms for Taliban
washingtontimes/AP / Kimberly Dozier
09-Mar-2011 (one comment)

KABUL, Afghanistan | NATO forces in Afghanistan have seized about 50 Iranian-made rockets intended to aid the Taliban’s spring battle campaign, the most powerful illicit weapons ever intercepted en route from Iran, an intelligence official said Wednesday.

The shipment is seen as a serious escalation in Iran’s state support of the Taliban insurgency, the international intelligence official said. It is also an escalation in the proxy war Iran is waging against U.S. and other Western forces in Afghanistan, as Washington continues to lobby for tougher international sanctions against Tehran over its suspected ... >>>

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