Wanting to expand their goodwill towards their terrorists neighbors, Iran is now supplying the Taliban with weapons.
Until Iran is dealt with harshly, they will continue to be a pariah state.
From Iran Focus --
British troops in Afghanistan are being targeted by surface-to-air missiles supplied by Iran, a senior Army source said yesterday. Officers in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard are supplying hundreds of weapons, including the missiles, to Taliban insurgents, it is believed.
Most worrying is the news that SA7 Strella anti-aircraft missiles have been supplied to the Taliban. The weapons are a serious threat to helicopters supplying more than 6,000 troops.
It is not thought the Taliban are well trained in how to use the weapons most effectively. In southern Helmand yesterday they fired an anti-aircraft weapon at an American F18 fighter without hitting it.
Other weapons being smuggled in include plastic explosives, anti-tank mines, AK47s, mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns.Arms have been discovered by American Special Forces teams working alongside the Afghan National Army.
"There is reporting that leads us to believe a number of agencies, that possibly include Iranian organisations, are significantly supporting the Taliban," a military intelligence source told The Daily Telegraph. More....