A screenshot of the Longform App in a stylized iPhone

Our Free New App for iPhone and iPad

  • Every pick from Longform.org
  • Follow any publisher or writer
  • All articles available offline
Download on the App Store

viktor bout

3 articles
Avatar_57x57

Disarming Viktor Bout

A profile of the world’s most notorious weapons trafficker.

Avatar_57x57

Trapping the Lord of War

Full six-part series on the rise and fall of Viktor Bout, the most notorious arms dealer of the modern era.

Avatar_57x57

Arms and the Man

A profile of Viktor Bout, believed to be the largest arms trafficker in the world. A Russian who bought his first cargo planes at age 25, Bout has been in the news recently after being arrested in Thailand.