Two US journalists, Douglas Farah and Stephen Braun, learned that the Russian merchant of death and his fleet played a particularly shameful role in Liberia, where Bout reportedly supplied the brutal warlord Charles Taylor with large numbers of weapons after Taylor had assumed power. Armed with these weapons, Taylor’s child soldiers, often high on drugs, became notorious for mowing down everything in their path.

via Trapping the Lord of War: The Rise and Fall of Viktor Bout [Der Spiegel]

I hate when journalists judge.  ”…particularly shameful…”?  How about you shut the hell up and stick to the facts?  Maybe it’s a fox news reporter, though.


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