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Top US general says Russia-Taliban bounty intel ‘not proven'

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

WASHINGTON - A top US general in the Middle East has cast doubt on the Russia-Taliban bounty story, saying the intelligence is “worrisome” and he doesn't believe it has lead to the death of any US troops. “I found it very worrisome, I just didn't find that there was a causative link there,” General Kenneth...
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Top US general in the Middle East questions bounty killing reports but warns 'Russians are not our friends'

Top US general in the Middle East questions bounty killing reports but warns 'Russians are not our friends'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Gen. Kenneth "Frank" McKenzie, the top US general in the Middle East, said Tuesday that he found the intelligence on Russian bounties to Taliban-linked militants "worrisome," according to the AP .
He said he was skeptical of reports that these secret payments resulted in US deaths.
He confirmed previous reporting that Central Command did not increase security in response because the US military already takes "extreme force protection measures" in Afghanistan.
Commenting on the intelligence, he stressed that the US should "always remember, the Russians are not our friends."
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