Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Monkey Soldiers Trained by Taliban

http://www.defence.pk/forums/world-affairs/63502-taliban-trains-monkey-terrorists-attack-u-s-troops.html

Pakistan Defence Forum
28 June 2010

Taliban trains 'monkey terrorists' to attack U.S. troops

Afghanistan's Taliban warlords have developed a bizarre way to deal with foreign forces: they have trained monkeys who love to eat bananas and peanuts to be killers.

Taliban forces have taught monkeys how to use the Kalashnikov, Bren light machine gun and trench mortars. They also teach them how to identify and attack soldiers wearing U.S. military uniforms. [...]

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90777/90851/7059578.html

People's Daily [China]
9 July 2010

Monkeys trained as battlefield killers in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's Taliban insurgents are training monkeys to use weapons to attack American troops, according to a recent report by a British-based media agency. [...]

http://www.stripes.com/blogs/the-rumor-doctor/the-rumor-doctor-1.104348/are-taliban-training-monkeys-to-kill-u-s-troops-1.110933

Stars and Stripes 13 July 2010

THE RUMOR DOCTOR

Are Taliban training monkeys to kill U.S troops?

By Jeff Schogol

Could it possibly be true that the Taliban are training monkeys to fire heavy weapons at U.S. troops in Afghanistan? [...]

http://www.stripes.com/blogs/the-rumor-doctor/the-rumor-doctor-1.104348/is-photo-of-baboon-with-a-machine-gun-fake-1.111041

Stars and Stripes [US]
14 July 2010

THE RUMOR DOCTOR

Is Photo of Baboon with a Machine Gun Fake?

By Jeff Schogol