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United States,Bosnia & Herzegovina,Iraq

18 May 2006

OneWorld (USA)

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. government has lost track of over 200,000 machine guns that were supposed to be used by the Iraqi police, according to a prominent human rights watchdog calling for tougher international regulations on arms dealings. The 99-ton cache of AK-47s was to have been secretly flown to Iraq in 2004 from a U.S. base in Bosnia, but there is no proof that the four plane loads of arms ever arrived, said Amnesty International in a report released last... (GunPolicy.org)

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