There was a story on EurasiaNet's main page last week about the ongoing issue of U.S. arms sales to Georgia. One intriguing subplot to that story is the ongoing investigation into U.S. arms dealers bribing the government of Georgia.
In January, the U.S. Justice Department announced the largest indictment ever for the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the U.S. law that makes it illegal to bribe foreign government officials). In total, 22 executives and employees of various military and law enforcement equipment companies were indicted. And the only country named thus far as being the target for the bribery is Georgia.
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