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"in 2015, Ghanem discussed his interest in purchasing numerous weapons, and in August 2015 placed an order for $220,000 worth of sniper rifles, pistols, silencers, laser sights, ammunition, night-vision googles and other items that were to be shipped to Libya."
In the summer of 2015 the man who wanted these complex weapons was Prime Minister Khalifa al Ghwell who was under a UN Arms Embargo but was head of a government. al Ghwell was later sanctioned by the UN and the U.S.
aljazeera.com/news/2015/08/q…
I add a footnote to this because at the exact same time (2015) this story was published about the UAE using proxies and American purchased weapons to violate the same embargo. warisboring.com/erik-princes-m…
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