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27 February 2002

New York Daily News

Belgian authorities have issued an arrest warrant for the world's most dangerous arms trafficker — a former Soviet KGB agent dubbed the Merchant of Death. The warrant marks the first formal attempt by any government to crush the empire of Victor Anatolevic Bout, a suspected gun runner to Osama Bin Laden's Al Qaeda terrorists, the Taliban and numerous rogue states. Days after the Sept. 11 attacks, Britain's MI6 intelligence service reported that Bout played a role in... (

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