Illicit Weapons in War Zones:         Iraq as a case study                                                            10th...
Illicit weapons in war zones                        ■ Illicit weapons project phase I: war                          weapon...
Illicit weapons project: key findings                        ■ Small arms: Kalashnikov-pattern assault                    ...
Illicit weapons in Iraq (type)Illicit Weapons in high-intensity armed conflict – April 2013
Illicit weapons in Iraq (country)Illicit Weapons in high-intensity armed conflict – April 2013
Iranian weapons – small cal. ammoIllicit Weapons in high-intensity armed conflict – April 2013
Iranian weapons – 107 mm rocket          Iraq, 2007                  Levant, 2009              Nigeria, 2010Illicit Weapon...
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Illicit Weapons in War Zones: Iraq as a Case Study

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Presented by Matt Schroeder for Small Arms Survey at the 10th biennial International Security Forum (ISF), held in Geneva, 22 to 24 April.

For more information, visit the ISF 2013 website: http://www.isf.ethz.ch/

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  • 81 mm mortar round found in a bus in the Baghdad area in December 2008
  • RPG launchers recovered from a cache in Iraq in December 2008
  • Illicit Weapons in War Zones: Iraq as a Case Study

    1. 1. Illicit Weapons in War Zones: Iraq as a case study 10th International Security Forum Geneva, April 2013Matt small arms surveySmall Arms Survey and the Federation of American Scientists Schroeder, 2008: risk and resilience
    2. 2. Illicit weapons in war zones ■ Illicit weapons project phase I: war weapons ■ Case studies: Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia ■ 8,000 records/80,000 weapons/+1500 caches & transfersIllicit Weapons in high-intensity armed conflict – April 2013
    3. 3. Illicit weapons project: key findings ■ Small arms: Kalashnikov-pattern assault rifles ■ Light weapons: early model Soviet- designed systems ■ Few if any latest-generation light weaponsIllicit Weapons in high-intensity armed conflict – April 2013
    4. 4. Illicit weapons in Iraq (type)Illicit Weapons in high-intensity armed conflict – April 2013
    5. 5. Illicit weapons in Iraq (country)Illicit Weapons in high-intensity armed conflict – April 2013
    6. 6. Iranian weapons – small cal. ammoIllicit Weapons in high-intensity armed conflict – April 2013
    7. 7. Iranian weapons – 107 mm rocket Iraq, 2007 Levant, 2009 Nigeria, 2010Illicit Weapons in high-intensity armed conflict – April 2013
    8. 8. Questions?www.smallarmssurvey.org

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