Stephen Braun

National Correspondent for the Los Angeles Times

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National correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, based in Washington, and author of Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes, and the Man Who Makes War Possible

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In the 1990's, Victor Bout was a target of US intelligence, which wanted to end his role in illegal arms traffic worldwide.  But even after public revelations about his notorious…

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