Those Guns Look Familiar

Many soldiers in the main force of Haitian rebels attempting 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. --By Nadia Mustafa


Turks got 100 Black Hawk and Cobra helicopters from the U.S. before Gulf War I and used them against the Kurds.


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