Notorious Arms Dealer Gets 3 Decade in Prison

Monzer al-Kassar was sentenced Tuesday

A notorious Syrian-born arms dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for conspiring to sell weapons.
Monzer al-Kassar was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted last November of conspiring in 2007 to sell millions of dollars of weapons to Colombian militants.
Al-Kassar, 62, was acquitted in Spain of supplying assault rifles used by Palestinian militants in the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro.
The hijackers killed 69-year-old New Yorker Leon Klinghoffer, dumping his body and wheelchair overboard.

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