Did a 2006 TNR article help convict one of the worlds biggest arms dealers?

"Editor’s Note: Russian arms dealer Victor Bout was convicted last November of four counts of conspiracy to kill U.S. citizens and provide material support to terrorists. Last week, Bout’s lawyer filed papers requesting that the judge dismiss the indictment—and cited this January 2006 TNR article as a reason.

- Douglas Farah and Kathi Austin, Air America