Thais Drop Charges Against Arms Suspect
Viktor Bout, a 41-year-old Russian, faces several counts in the U.S. of “conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization” for allegedly arranging to sell and transport weapons, including portable surface-to-air missiles to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
Lt. Gen. Phongphan Chayaphan, […]
TOP Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout will stand trial in Bangkok before extradition to the US is looked at, police said yesterday.
Bout has been charged in New York with conspiring to sell weapons worth millions of dollars to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
Arms dealer reportedly flew into Iraq
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — An arms trafficker wanted by the U.S. government received $60 million for moving supplies into Iraq for the U.S. military, a new book says.
“Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Plans, and the Man Who Makes War Possible” by Douglas Farah and Stephen Braun is […]