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USA must not ‘open the floodgates’ of weapons to armed groups in Iraq and Syria

Headline Title:  USA must not ‘open the floodgates’ of weapons to armed groups in Iraq and Syria 08 December 2014  The US Congress risks supplying fresh weapons to forces and armed groups with terrible human rights records in Iraq and Syria if it approves Obama administration proposals to waive human rights screening requirements on military aid, Amnesty International said ahead of a Senate vote on key military legislation on Tuesday.   “In its rush to ‘degrade and destroy’ the Islamic State armed group, the Obama administration must not trample its international human…

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