Kurdish peshmerga forces fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are only receiving a fraction of promised U.S. military support, a top Kurdish official warned on Monday.

“President Obama’s Iraq train-and-equip fund, which comes to $1.6 billion, gave us great hope that American weapons would be delivered in early 2015,” said Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s representative to the U.S., said at a Bipartisan Policy Center event.

“But since the passage of the law approving the train-and-equip fund, the vast majority of those weapons have not been delivered.” […]