American arms company Thor Global Defense supplying weapons including the Central intelligence Agency of the United States, wanted to purchase a Napalm — thickened fuel is a substance used as a flamethrower and incendiary mixtures. About it reports BuzzFeed.
The newspaper published a letter, dated December 2017. It States that the company is ready to become the buyer of Napalm. From potential sellers, she asked for details about the maximum monthly production of the substance. It was noted that to purchase it is scheduled every two months.
Sales consultant company Gretchen Davis (Gretchen Davis), whose name is signed on the letter, confirmed its intent to acquire Thor Napalm. At the same time, she declined to specify who in the future will be supplied the substance, citing a confidentiality agreement. She also has not explained whether the client is in the US or another country, but stressed that the substance does not intend to use for military purposes.
As BuzzFeed notes, may 2 in the Thor office in Arkansas was searched by agents of the Ministry of internal security and the Bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives. “Yes, indeed, under investigation”, — said the representative of the first office Bryan Cox (Bryan Cox), refusing to reveal any details.
Davis answered negatively to the question whether the RAID in the office with the purchase of Napalm, but did not specify goals of agents. In a statement, the company stated that it has never violated the laws of the United States. The CIA to comment on the situation refused. BuzzFeed also reports that there is no evidence that the attempted purchase of Napalm was illegal.
The use of Napalm for military purposes, however, its use against civilians is prohibited by the United Nations. Napalm was used by the US air force during the Second world war, the Korean war and especially widely during the Vietnam war. In 2003 it was reported that the US and Britain used the substance during the war in Iraq against the Iraqi army.
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