Earlier today, The Palmieri Report reported on the Taliban capturing billions in US military equipment.
Now, we have this.
According to Axios, US officials are worried that these weapons can be given to China, Russia, or ISIS.
U.S. officials are concerned that, in addition to the Taliban using the weapons against civilians, the equipment could be seized by ISIS or handed over to China or Russia. https://t.co/bjhzEhreBS
— Axios (@axios) August 19, 2021
The Taliban just gained a massive new war chest, complete with U.S.-made Humvees, planes, helicopters, night-vision goggles and drones, Reuters reports.
State of play: Video shows militants inspecting lines of vehicles and opening crates of new firearms, communications gear and even military drones. Some of the equipment was given by the U.S.
U.S. officials aren’t just worried about the Taliban using the weapons against civilians. They’re also concerned the equipment could be seized by ISIS or handed over to China or Russia.
Details: The equipment includes over 2,000 armored vehicles, and up to 40 aircrafts, Reuters notes, citing an intelligence assessment.
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