Citing Taliban's Rise, Militias Seek to Re-Arm
The rise of the Taliban insurgency in southern Afghanistan threatens to destabilize the country's north, where militia commanders, are openly calling for their men to be re-armed.
Some of the northern militia commanders agreed to hand over their weapons to the United Nations after the overthrow of the Taliban.
But if the West doesn't help, they say they will turn to Russia for the guns.
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