Those Guns Look Familiar

Many soldiers in the main force of Haitian rebels seeking to overthrow President Jean-Bertrand Aristide are armed with American M-1 and M-14 rifles given to Haiti in the 1980s. The turncoat militia — the Artibonite Resistance Front, formerly known as Aristide's loyal Cannibal Army — is hardly the first foreign military force to get its hands on a stockpile of U.S. weapons.

Here are some conflicts of the past few years that the U.S. has unwittingly armed.

Afghanistan In the 1980s anti-Soviet mujahedin got Stinger missiles and Chinese-made AK-47s, later used...

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