The Business of War: Sofex

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26/06/2014 by Don Quijones

War, as U.S. Major General Smedley Butler said, is a racket. And the place to be for all war racketeers these days is Sofex, where the world’s leading generals gather once a year to buy everything from handguns to laser-guided missile systems. Sofex stands for “Special Operations Forces Exhibition Conference” and it’s essentially a trade-show where just about anyone with enough money can buy the most powerful weapons in the world.

In the following video report Vice News‘ Shane Smith gives the lowdown on the world’s deadliest industry shindig.



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