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Is 'Merchant of Death' Viktor Bout a Terrorist?

Posted on AllSides December 13th, 2022
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Speaking to reporters at the White House Monday, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan refused to overtly state convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, who was recently released from a U.S. prison in exchange for WNBA player Brittney Griner, is a terrorist. 

"I'm curious, does the administration consider Viktor Bout to be a terrorist?" Sullivan was asked. 

CLAIM: "Well, he's not listed as a “Specially Designated National.”  What we consider him to have been was a convicted criminal, convicted of arms trafficking and other crimes, to serve a sentence.  He's served 12...

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