More Weapons for Iraq Security Forces Likely Missing, Amnesty International Says In Wake of GAO Report

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent Government Accountability Office report revealed that the Pentagon cannot account for 30 percent of the weapons that the United States distributed to Iraqi forces from 2004 to early 2007...


Amnesty International has asked the Department of Defense to determine what happened to the weapons that Taos/Aerocom agreed to transfer to Iraq , and to assure Amnesty International that the weapons are under a responsible entity's control. Amnesty International has also asked the Pentagon to ensure that it does not fund those in the arms brokering and transportation industry that have violated a U.N. arms embargo or participated in criminal activities.

SOURCE Amnesty International