Iran to Add U.S.-Made Aircraft to Its War Fleet

A Boeing 747 of Iran's national airline is seen at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran / AP

The Obama administration is forging a pathway for Iran to purchase American-made airliners that are likely to be converted for use in the Islamic Republic’s military, drawing concerns on Capitol Hill amid a flurry of recent attacks by Iranian-backed forces on U.S. military assets in the Middle East, according to conversations with lawmakers and fleet information obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.