Son of French President Convicted of Gun Trafficking

27 Oct

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The son of a former French president was convicted of trafficking weapons to Angola today.  He and other prominent Frenchmen were found to have smuggled nearly a billion dollars worth of weapons to Angola during the mid 90s.  This was after the UN had placed an embargo upon weapons sales to Angola.  Some people think they are badass because they sell some drugs, but these dudes are true badasses.  They provided the artillery that fueled a bloody civil war and most of the landmines left in Africa.

Full story @ Times.co.uk

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