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6 March 2009

Far Eastern Economic Review

BANGKOK — Today marks the one year anniversary of alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout's arrest in Bangkok, a contested covert operation that has put Thailand in the geopolitical middle of the United States and Russia. It remains to be seen whether Mr. Bout will be extradited to the U.S., where he faces charges of conspiracy to provide weapons to a foreign terrorist organization. After Canada and Mexico, Thailand extradites more criminal suspects to the U.S. than... (

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