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17 September 2008

Middle East Times (Cairo) / UPI

WASHINGTON — Weak oversight of arms deals by the United States, England and Italy resulted in the illicit arming of al-Qaida, a new report by Amnesty International says. The international non-governmental organization says that despite new measures implemented to regulate arms deals, thousands of weapons have ended up in the hands of al-Qaida militants operating in Iraq, Amnesty International reported. The report, titled "Blood at the Crossroads: Making the Case for... (GunPolicy.org)

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