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rdolan
08-06-2007, 05:28 AM
Weapons Given to Iraq Are Missing (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/05/AR2007080501299.html?hpid=topnews)

GAO Estimates 30% of Arms Are Unaccounted For (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/05/AR2007080501299.html?hpid=topnews)



Stohl said insurgents frequently use small-arms fire to force military convoys to move in a particular direction -- often toward roadside bombs. She noted that the Bush administration frequently complains that Iran (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/countries/iran.html?nav=el) and Syria (http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/related/topic/Syria?tid=informline) are supplying insurgents but has paid little attention to whether U.S. military errors inadvertently play a role. "We know there is seepage and very little is being done to address the problem," she said.