Afghan Troops Switch From US Copters to Donkeys

Technological gap yawns wide as US hands off bases

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 9, 2012 3:39 PM CST

(Newser) – Just how big a void is the US leaving in Afghanistan? Well, let's put it this way: Whereas the US used helicopters to access its remote bases in rocky regions, Afghan forces are now using … donkeys. "Donkeys are the Afghan helicopter,"...   Read full story »


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