Russia Secretly Offered Afghan Militants Bounties to Kill U.S. Troops, Intelligence Says

American troops in Afghanistan have been the target of some Taliban operations backed by Russia, intelligence officials found.American intelligence officials have concluded that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing coalition forces in Afghanistan — including targeting American troops — amid the peace talks to end the long-running war there, according to officials briefed on the matter….,more: NYTIMES