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19%OFFGuy Lawson - Arms and the Dudes - 9780241975657 - V9780241975657
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Arms and the Dudes

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Description for Arms and the Dudes Paperback. In January of 2007, three young stoners from Miami Beach won a $300 million Department of Defense contract to supply ammunition to the Afghanistan military. Instead of fulfilling the order with high-quality arms, they bought cheap Communist-style surplus ammunition from Balkan gunrunners. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 131 x 291 x 20. Weight in Grams: 218.
Guy Lawson's Arms and the Dudes is the page-turning, inside account of how three kids from Florida became big-time weapons traders - and how the US government turned on them. In January of 2007, three young stoners from Miami Beach won a $300 million Department of Defense contract to supply ammunition to the Afghanistan military. Instead of fulfilling the order with high-quality arms, they bought cheap Communist-style surplus ammunition from Balkan gunrunners. The dudes then secretly repackaged millions of rounds of shoddy Chinese ammunition and shipped it to Kabul-until they were caught by Pentagon investigators and the ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Weight
218g
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780241975657
SKU
V9780241975657
Shipping Time
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Ref
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About Guy Lawson
Guy Lawson is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning investigative journalist whose articles on war, crime, culture, and law have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Guardian, Rolling Stone, GQ and Harper's.

Reviews for Arms and the Dudes
'This is one of those books that, God help us, shouldn't be true - but is. US governmental bungling, war in Afghanistan going awry, foreign hustlers making millions out of bilking heroic soldiers, and in the middle of it all are two barely post-teenager dopers fumbling their way into and out of the highest level of the sleazy arms business ... Read more

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