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US Tricked By Afghan Drug Lord To Take Out Rival

First Posted: 05/02/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:10 PM ET

Afghanistan

Spiegel:

A "high-ranking" member of al-Qaida was seized during a recent US mission in Afghanistan which left five people dead. But the Americans were set up: The tip-off as to his location came from a drug clan who wanted to get rid of a rival.

Read the whole story: Spiegel

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Filed by Stuart Whatley  |