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US is top purveyor on weapons sales list

Shipments grow to unstable areas

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / November 13, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- The United States last year provided nearly half of the weapons sold to militaries in the developing world, as major arms sales to the most unstable regions -- many already engaged in conflict -- grew to the highest level in eight years, new US government figures show. (Full article: 1184 words)

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