15 Oct 2015

Where is Islamic State getting its guns?

From Nine To Noon, 9:39 am on 15 October 2015

IS captured colossal amounts of United States made weapons, armoured vehicles and ammunition from the Iraqi army when it erupted from Syria into Iraq in early 2014. But most analysis agree that only accounts for a quarter of the weapons in IS hands. So where is the rest coming from? Conflict Armaments Research is an NGO working under a European Union mandate to investigate the supply chains which bring weapons and ammunition the the world's worst conflict zones. Nine to Noon speaks to its managing director, Marcus Wilson.