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Thailand,United States

22 September 2008

Associated Press

BANGKOK, Thailand — An alleged arms smuggler's extradition hearing to the United States began Monday after a string of delays in the high-profile case because of complications with his defense team in Thailand. Viktor Bout, dubbed "The Merchant of Death," has been indicted in the U.S. on four terrorism charges. He was arrested in Thailand on March 6. Though Bout denies any involvement in illicit activities, he is regarded as one of the world's most-wanted arms... (GunPolicy.org)

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