Russia's Gun Trucks Are Ready To Send Insurgents Running
The National Interest -

Michael Peck


Armed pickups trucks are no longer a threat.

Here's What You Need To Remember: The subtext to buying gun trucks is fear that Russia’s backyard in Central Asia is about to become a lot more dangerous. “The need to cover the Central Asian direction is becoming especially urgent against the backdrop of the U.S. decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.”

Armed pickup trucks, or “technicals,” have become the poor man’s tank.  

Across Africa and Central Asia, insurgents...

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