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6 March 2008

Los Angeles Times

WASHINGTON — The long hunt for the world's most notorious arms dealer climaxed today in Bangkok, where Thai authorities arrested Russian businessman Viktor Bout on charges of supplying Colombian rebels with weapons and explosives, federal officials confirmed. Bout, whose global air transport empire armed rebels in Africa and the Taliban in Afghanistan and later aided U.S. military supply efforts in Iraq, was captured as part of an eight-month U.S.-led sting... (GunPolicy.org)

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