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25 February 2009

New York Times

A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced an arms dealer to 30 years in prison on Tuesday, finding overwhelming evidence that he and an associate had agreed to sell huge quantities of weapons "to what they believed was a terrorist organization who would use those weapons, among other things, to kill Americans and to wreak havoc," the judge said. The sentence means that the dealer, Monzer al-Kassar, a 63-year-old native of Syria who the authorities say was involved in... (

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