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Soldiers Die as Device to Detect IEDs Goes Unused

Site of a car bomb attack targeting foreign forces, in Kabul on March 2, 2018. (WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

By | Wednesday, 30 January 2019 06:21 PM

In part one of a special three part series on the IED plague killing American soldiers, questsin examines the Pentagon’s mysterious inability to field a handheld device to detect the precursor chemicals that terrorists use to make the deadly bombs. The recent loss of four Americans in an attack in Syria adds to the ever-growing IED death toll, and pressure is growing for an effective response

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In part one of a special three part series on the IED plague killing American soldiers, questsin examines the Pentagon’s mysterious inability to field a handheld device to detect the precursor chemicals that terrorists use to make the deadly bombs.
syria, ied, detection, kit
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Wednesday, 30 January 2019 06:21 PM
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