The US of A has been the world's largest weapons dealer in the post World War II era. War! What is it good for? has been answered by American capitalists with the rousing refrain: Absolutely Profitable!
And so the armaments industry has rolled out everything from a pop gun to a nuke and sold it to the heighest bidder even if it ultimately ended up in the hands of an American enemy intent on killing the kids of American arms dealers.
Irish revolutionary Army assassins will tell you how much they owe to US gun runners both as a debt of gratitude and as an outstanding debt. Drug cartel Duenos from Colombia to Mexico know that they owe their power and sheer blood shedding ability to the US gun industry and its ally in arms the National Rifle Association.
In a recent commercial for American company, International Arms Merchant, Weaponry R US, infamous hunters Arkansas Bill Clinton, Elmer Fudd and Dick Cheney sing the praises of blasting little furry bunnies and hunting buddies with WRU gun powder contraptions.