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  • Stopping Afghanistan’s Fertilizer Bomb Factories
    By on March 13, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    In a bloggers roundtable today, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, lobbied Afghan President Hamid Karzai to impose a ban on ammonium nitrate fertilizer, one of the common ingredients for homemade explosives, which are a weapon of choice and much harder to detect than other explosives