Damien Spleeters

Damien Spleeters

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Investigator, Conflict Armament Research

Damien Spleeters is an investigator for Conflict Armament Research (CAR). Since July 2014, he has played a key role in CAR’s investigations into weapons used by the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq and Syria. Since 2015, Spleeters has headed CAR’s Iraq operations, running field missions along the IS frontline, from Fallujah and Ramadi, to the ongoing battle for Mosul. He has a background in investigative journalism into the use of weapons in conflict areas (Libya and Syria, 2012-2014).

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