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United States,Thailand,Russia

20 March 2009

National Public Radio (USA) / Morning Edition, Transcript

In 2005, Nicholas Cage played an international arms dealer in the movie Lord of War. The film was based on the real life story of Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, who is now in prison in Thailand. Bout awaits extradition to the U.S. after undercover agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency lured him to Bangkok — by posing as Colombian guerrillas looking to buy arms. Bout is fighting his extradition. And so is the Russian government, which also wants him —... (

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