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Washington (CNN) -- Iran is helping train Taliban fighters within its borders, according to U.S. military and intelligence officials.
The United States has already said that the Taliban may be receiving limited training from the Iranians in Afghanistan, but the officials told CNN that training in the use of small arms was occurring within Iran.
"We've known for some time that Iran has been a source for both materiel and trained fighters for Taliban elements in Afghanistan," Army Lt. Col. Edward Sholtis said Monday. But, he said, it is unknown whether that training is occurring with th
Originally posted by okbmd
Shhhh... don't anyone tell the U.S. officials that the CIA has trained and funded terrorists for decades...
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
what about Saudi Arabia?
What about their support and training and funding from the saudis?
this is so stupid!