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18 August 2009

CBC News (Canada)

Viktor Bout may not be a household name like Osama bin Laden, but to some he is considered no less dangerous. Dubbed the Merchant of Death, the former Soviet air force officer is said to have delivered arms that fuelled some of the world's worst conflicts and is linked to the likes of warlords and dictators. For author and security expert Stephen Braun, one of the "great ironies" surrounding Bout lies in the United States' post-9/11 pursuit of terrorists, which netted... (

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