14 December 2017
ISIL weapons traced to US and Saudi Arabia
Weapons supplied by the United States and Saudi Arabia to opposition fighters often fell into the hands of ISIL, significantly enhancing the “quantity and quality” of the group’s armaments, a new report alleges.
The number of weapons goes “far beyond those that would have been available through battle capture alone”, according to the study by arms-monitoring group Conflict Armament Research (CAR) published on Thursday.
The Weapons of the Islamic State report was based on a three-year field investigation in Iraq and Syria into the group’s arms and their origins. (Read more on this at): http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/12/isil-weapons-traced-saudi-arabia-171214164431586.html
Courtesy: Al Jazeera