'Merchant of Death' Arrives to Stand Trial in New York

Victor Bout sold death, the government alleges, and now he faces life. Dubbed the "Merchant of Death" for his reputed international arms deals, including the alleged attempted sale of weapons to terrorists, Bout was extradited from Thailand to New York following a two-year negotiation process. The suspected arms dealer arrived at New York's Westchester County Airport in manacles Tuesday night following a flight from Bangkok aboard a Drug Enforcement Administration charter plane. As he deplaned...Full Story
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