Iraq frustrates U.S. on checks of Iran planes

Inspections aimed at halting arms to Syria often not done

Posted: December 2, 2012 at 3:46 a.m.

The American effort to stem the flow of Iranian arms to Syria has faltered because of Iraq’s reluctance to inspect aircraft carrying the weapons through its airspace, U.S. officials say.

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