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Business as usual for weapons dealers - Kobane Pt.3

Business as usual for weapons dealers - Kobane Pt.3
 
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters with US soldiers on 1 May 2018 in Boukamal, Syria AFP

The U.S has long been the world’s number one exporter of arms. The past few years has seen weapons from Eastern Europe flood the Syrian conflict. Through Eastern-European contractors and subcontractors, the Pentagon has supplied up to 1.9 billion euros worth of Soviet-style arms and ammunition to Syrian groups and factions fighting against the Islamic State armed group. In this third report in a series of five, Filip Warwick goes to the northern Syrian city of Kobane, to meet two weapon dealers.


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