Conflict Armament Research (CAR) has looked into Islamic State arsenals and has come up with some startling information. They also looked into weapons that were discovered on the battlefields. There were weapons from all over the world and weapons from different eras.
Probably the most amazing find was an American made anti-tank missile that had been manufactured only 59 days earlier. How is that possible? Is it a smuggling operation or is it weaponry that we are providing while to our allies in the area?
As Written by Penny Starr for Breitbart:
The monitor group Conflict Armament Research (CAR) has issued a report based on three years of documentation that shows weapons procured by the U.S. military in 2015 fell into the hands of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) within weeks.
The weapons were discovered in the terrorist group’s arsenals and on the battlefield, according to NBC.
NBC reported that researchers identified weapons supplied by other geopolitical players, as well:
CAR used serial numbers or key markings on the weapons to trace them back to their origin and try to piece together how they were obtained by the militants.
Some of the weapons found on the front lines after ISIS was driven out also include Chinese-manufactured machine guns laced with amphetamines, drones modified in sophisticated terrorist factories and even a rifle made in Nazi Germany. CAR found that one anti-tank missile sold to the U.S. Army made its way to ISIS in just 59 days.
“This is extremely short,” Damien Spleeters, a CAR researcher focused on Iraq and Syria, told NBC News in Iraq, referring to the amount of time between the arrival of the weapons and their discovery in enemy hands. “It means that there are not many intermediaries in this chain of……..
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