- AP Exclusive: Accusations dog Russian copter deal Updated: Dec-09-13 3:17 am
- AP Exclusive: Rough ride for US-Russia copter deal Updated: Dec-07-13 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. military officials insisted a top-secret Pentagon study proved the need to buy Russian helicopters for Afghanistan's security forces. But the study actually recommended an American-made rotorcraft, according to unclassified excerpts obtained by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON - The deal looked sketchy from the start.