Douglas Farah

IBI Consultants

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President of IBI Consultants, a national security consulting firm, and senior fellow at the International Assessment and Strategy Center; co-author of Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes, and the Man Who Makes War Possible

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Viktor Bout  was captured in Thailand, to which he was lured by American agents posing as Colombian rebels.

Russian Arms Dealer Viktor Bout Sentenced to 25 Years

Viktor Bout was captured in Thailand, to which he was lured by American agents posing as Colombian rebels.

from To the Point

Former Russian air force officer  Viktor Bout  was arrested in Thailand two years ago, allegedly talking to rebels from Colombia who turned out to be American agents.

Viktor Bout, Merchant of Death, to Be Extradited to US

Former Russian air force officer Viktor Bout was arrested in Thailand two years ago, allegedly talking to rebels from Colombia who turned out to be American agents.

from To the Point

Viktor Bout was  arrested in Thailand  yesterday in a sting operation set up by the US.

Notorious Arms Dealer Finally Caught

Viktor Bout was arrested in Thailand yesterday in a sting operation set up by the US.

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