photo: Eddy van Wessel


Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Captured weapons keep ISIS in the fight

An interesting game of weapons exchange is being played out across these days. Weapons are stolen, taken from the dead, confiscated from the wounded, and even, in the oddest example, delivered by international allies.

On its brutal advances into Mosul, Tikrit, Kirkuk and Ramadi, the Islamic State group, or ISIS, has been able to seize loads of military equipment when the Iraqi army fled, leaving their gear behind.

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