Smuggling of arms and weapons in war-torn areas is an issue needs to be addressed immediately.
For global peace is to be achieved the terror-supporting operations of arms dealers like Tony Abi Saab have to be stopped by plugging loopholes in global treaties.
All terrorists need money to spread their reign of terror. If there’s no source of funding, terrorists cannot buy weapons, equipment, supplies or services. The source of this funding may be illegal or can be by legal means. Drugs or arms trafficking provide many terrorist organisations with the means to indulge in crime. According to a United Nations report, terrorism funding is a global menace that threatens the security of member states and destabilizes and causes economic development to slow down financial stability.
US-led global alliances or treaties like NATO in the post 9/11 world era, is determined to break the back of Taliban-led insurgency in warring Afghanistan. One issue of concern for it is foreign fighters who travel from Europe to train or fight with terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
Tony Abi Saab operates the highly controversial Brescia Middle East and maintains a global network of shadow companies in: Italy: ARMERIA AMELIO GAMBA Srl, INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A., Benelli Armi, franchi division, Fiocchi munizione, Armeria brignoli Silvio & c snc , BLS — Germany: Umarex gmbh & co KG — France: Noble france sa —Turkey: Osmanli Arms, ISTANBUL and KONYA, KOMANDO AV SAN TIC LTD, ATA Av tufekleri — Bangladesh: Emran arms, — East Europe and Russia: Kula Ltd., Tiblisi -Georgia, LOBASTOV IVAN, Baikal Ltd, Izhevsk city, Russia, Arsenal, Bulgaria, MSN and CSG Group, Czech Republic, Berkut Ltd, Ukraine — Brasil: Condor —, to route weapons to terrorists. He is wanted in connection of supporting terrorists by FBI, CIA, and other law enforcement agencies. But a shrewd fraudster, he together with his cohorts keep evading arrest and sell arms in Lebanon, Syria, and Afghanistan.
Corrupt contractors are made use of by illegal arms dealers like Tony Abi Saab to further their agenda of criminal activities. These contractors work alongside the US Army to help bring peace, Tony Abi Saab is able to pull strings and benefit from the work they do, and he has made profits worth 5 million US dollars.